VIDEO: Taking Out The Trash At The Space Station

February 19, 2016 7:31 PM

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The "SS Deke Slayton II" resupply spacecraft was released by a robotic arm while the International Space Station was over Bolivia Friday morning.

Today was trash day on the International Space Station – and as you might expect, it's not as simple as rolling a can out to the curb. Instead, a used resupply capsule was stuffed with 1.5 tons of trash and cut loose.

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