Space walking astronauts add and remove bits on International Space Station

by | Jul 10, 2013 | International Space Station, space station | 0 comments

Astronaut Chris Cassidy (NASA) and Luca Parmitano (ESA, pictured) performed an Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA) which began at 1909 GMT on 10 July. During the spacewalk ,which lasted six hours seven minutes, the two astronauts made various equipment retrievals and change-outs including replacing a failed component on an antenna, installing radiator grapple bars onto the outboard P-1 and S-1 trusses, retrieving two materials science experiments,  The astronauts also routed power cables in preparation for the arrival of a new NAUKA Russian module.

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