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Discovery yesterday docked successfully with the International Space Station at 18:03 GMT, with mission STS-124 astronauts boarding at 19:36 GMT (see pic). Discovery crew greeted by Expedition 17 members aboard the ISS. Pic: NASA The shuttle arrived bearing mission specialist Greg Chamitoff, due to join the exisiting …


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  1. Lyndon Hills

    Sub Head?

    Surely should be 'Desperately needed space shit later today'?

  2. vale

    They certainly do look happy...

    to receive those spare parts.

  3. Graham Bartlett

    "relieving flight engineer Garrett Reisman"

    With spares for the loo, finally they can *all* relieve themselves!

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Space Walk

    Is one of the space walks to help clear the back "log" from the toilet after they have fixed it?

  5. Steve Foster

    Caption Competition Entry

    ISS holds Russian "bear hugging" competition to prioritise Discovery toilet visitation rights.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Hold it

    Those are magnetic boots they're wearing if I'm not mistaken.

  7. Adrian Esdaile

    Photo caption?

    Is the photo a web-cam pic of the queue and resulting scrum for first to use the new bog?

    No idea what icon for this, so... none!

  8. Anonymous Coward
    Jobs Horns

    Big Hug...

    ...nice to see you, but please don't squeeze to hard. I am absolutely bursting for a cr**p.

  9. Chris Taylor

    Need to

    keep their sh!t wired tight whilst on the ISS

    I always wondered why all america right stuff kind of guys felt the need to keep their sh!t wired tight in certain situations.

    Now all those b movie cut n paste dialogues make sense

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