Oldest spacewalker Pavel Vinogradov has “butterfingers” moment

by | Apr 22, 2013 | International Space Station, Russia, space station | 0 comments

Two Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station, Pavel Vinogradov and Roman Romanenko,  performed spacewalk lasting six hours 38 minutes starting at 1402 GMT on 19 April. Their mission was to install and remove various experimental packages and to position a reflector device/docking aid on the rear end of the Zvezda module.  During the spacewalk Vinogradov, 59, the oldest man ever to walk in space, lost his grip on a Vinoslivost materials science space exposure experiment panel (one of two) which floated away to become “space debris.”

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