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Astronaut Takes Spacewalk Before Setting US Record

NASA's yearlong spaceman, Scott Kelly, is taking his first spacewalk just hours before setting a new U.S. flight record. Kelly and Kjell Lindgren floated out of the International Space Station on Wednesday morning. They'll grease the station's big robot arm, route cables, remove insulation from an electronic switching unit and cover an antimatter detector. At 12:05 a.m. EDT early Thursday, Kelly will break the American record for NASA's longest single space shot. That...

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