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Up Close and Personal

Reporters get an up-close look at Tranquility, the next pressurized element to be launched to the International Space Station. The node and its cupola, a unique work station with seven windows, will fly aboard Endeavour on the STS-130 mission, targeted for launch on Feb. 7. The Tranquility node will provide room for many of the stations life support systems, and the cupola will provide crew members a vastly-improved view of the stations exterior.
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