NASA & SPACE NEWS
(NASA) – NASA will present reside protection starting at 10:15 a.m. EDT Wednesday, Aug. 9, as two Roscosmos cosmonauts conduct a spacewalk to improve the Worldwide Area Station.
The spacewalk is anticipated to start at about 10:45 a.m. and last as long as seven hours. Protection will air on NASA Tv, the NASA app, and the company’s web site.
Expedition 69 crewmates Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin will enterprise outdoors the station’s Poisk airlock to connect three particles shields to the Rassvet module.
In addition they will take a look at the durability of a piece platform that will likely be affixed to the tip of the European robotic arm connected to the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module.
The spacewalk would be the eighth for Prokopyev, who will put on an Orlan spacesuit with crimson stripes, and the sixth for Petelin, who will put on a spacesuit with blue stripes.
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