Source Pravda.Ru

Astronauts on shuttle Endeavour's left in open space

Astronauts on shuttle Endeavour's left in open space. 44442.jpegTwo astronauts stepped into the history books on the fourth and final spacewalk of NASA's next-to-last shuttle mission Friday, installing an extension pole at the International Space Station and officially ending its construction.

"Space station assembly is complete," space shuttle Endeavour's commander, Mark Kelly, announced once the boom was securely latched, informs South Bend Tribune.

Endeavour astronauts Mike Fink and Greg Chamitoff are working in outer space, NASA says.

The spacewalk began 30 minutes before schedule and will last about six and a half hours.

This spacewalk is the fourth and the last made from the Endeavour shuttle as it winds up its space career to be exhibited at a California research center in Los Angeles.

The last flight under the space shuttle program is to be made by Atlantis in July, according to Voice of Russia.

 

Representatives of the North Korean administration issued a statement saying that the United States and its allies have lost the "political and military confrontation" to the DPRK

North Korea declares victory over USA

On December 10, 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly, its thirty articles enshrining basic and fundamental rights guaranteeing dignity of the human person and equality for all, regardless of race, color, creed or gender. A pipe dream?

Human Rights Day: Let us hang our heads in shame