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Russia’s space station crew devotes record time to science

Cosmonauts who completed their mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in mid-March devoted a record 33 percent of their work time to conducting scientific experiments, a space official said on Thursday.Valery Korzun, a deputy department head at the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, said that while in orbit, Oleg Novitsky and Yevgeny Tarelkin spent 210 and 225 working hours on conducting scientific experiments, respectively.
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