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Two astronauts to venture out of the ISS for a long spacewalk on Friday

Two astronauts to venture out of the ISS for a long spacewalk on Friday

The spacewalk originally was scheduled for January 29 but was postponed when a new LEE, installed during the spacewalk, encountered start-up issues. 

Feb 15, 2018, 14:26 PM IST
Two cosmonauts break record for longest Russian spacewalk

Two cosmonauts break record for longest Russian spacewalk

The record for longest spacewalk is held by by NASA astronauts.

Feb 05, 2018, 13:25 PM IST
NASA postpones second spacewalk, schedules it for mid-February

NASA postpones second spacewalk, schedules it for mid-February

The spacewalk is to be performed by NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei – who led the first spacewalk on January 23 as well – joined by Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Jan 29, 2018, 17:24 PM IST
It's a wrap! NASA astronauts successfully complete 2018's first spacewalk

It's a wrap! NASA astronauts successfully complete 2018's first spacewalk

The spacewalk was the 206th in support of space station assembly and maintenance, the third in Mark Vande Hei’s career and the first for Scott Tingle.

Jan 24, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
Astronauts all set to venture out of the ISS for 2018's first spacewalk today

Astronauts all set to venture out of the ISS for 2018's first spacewalk today

This will be the first spacewalk of 2018 with Vande Hei taking the lead.

Jan 23, 2018, 10:33 AM IST
NASA astronauts complete spacewalk for ISS repair

NASA astronauts complete spacewalk for ISS repair

During the spacewalk, the astronauts replaced a camera system on the Canadarm2 robotic arm's "hand" known as "latching end effector" that spacewalkers installed on October 5, a high definition camera on the starboard truss of the station and replaced a fuse on the Dextre robotic arm extension.

Oct 21, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
NASA astronauts successfully complete second of three spacewalks for ISS repair

NASA astronauts successfully complete second of three spacewalks for ISS repair

Second of three spacewalks came to an end after 6 hours 26 minutes.

Oct 11, 2017, 08:15 AM IST
NASA astronauts begin the second of three spacewalks to repair ISS

NASA astronauts begin the second of three spacewalks to repair ISS

The spacewalk is once again being led by Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik, accompanied by Mark Van Hei, who joined him in the first spacewalk as well.

Oct 10, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
NASA astronauts complete first of three spacewalks, robot arm repair successful

NASA astronauts complete first of three spacewalks, robot arm repair successful

The two astronauts replaced one of two Latching End Effectors (LEE) on the station’s robotic arm, Canadarm2.

Oct 06, 2017, 10:30 AM IST
NASA astronauts begin first of three spacewalks to repair ISS

NASA astronauts begin first of three spacewalks to repair ISS

This is the first in the series of three spacewalks scheduled for the month of October, with Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik taking the lead in all three.

Oct 05, 2017, 08:20 AM IST
Standby: First of spacewalk series on October 5, ISS astronaut shares what they'll be working on - See pic

Standby: First of spacewalk series on October 5, ISS astronaut shares what they'll be working on - See pic

The first spacewalk will be led by space station commander Randy Bresnik, accompanied by NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei.

Oct 04, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
Series of three spacewalks in October, ISS' Expedition 53 crew to take the reins

Series of three spacewalks in October, ISS' Expedition 53 crew to take the reins

The spacewalks performed by Expedition 53 astronauts will take place over a period of two weeks.

Sep 20, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
Mission successful! Seventh spacewalk of 2017 comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

Mission successful! Seventh spacewalk of 2017 comes to an end after seven hours, 34 minutes

The spacewalkers left the station's Pirs airlock at approximately 10:45 a.m EDT to deploy several nanosatellites, collect research samples, perform structural maintenance and to install handrails and struts to facilitate future excursions.

Aug 18, 2017, 08:56 AM IST
Russian cosmonauts venture out of ISS for the year's seventh spacewalk - Watch Live

Russian cosmonauts venture out of ISS for the year's seventh spacewalk - Watch Live

The spacewalkers will be involved in collecting residue samples from various locations outside the Russian segment of the station and install handrails and struts to facilitate future excursions.

Aug 17, 2017, 08:39 AM IST
Emergency spacewalk outside ISS underway; NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer take the reigns – Watch LIVE

Emergency spacewalk outside ISS underway; NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer take the reigns – Watch LIVE

The failed relay box was installed in the space station truss March 30 during a spacewalk by Whitson and Expedition 50 commander Shane Kimbrough.

May 23, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
NASA astronauts all set for emergency spacewalk outside International Space Station today

NASA astronauts all set for emergency spacewalk outside International Space Station today

Expedition 51 Commander Whitson and Flight Engineer Fischer will replace a critical computer relay box that failed May 20. 

May 23, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
Emergency spacewalk: Here's why NASA astronauts will venture outside space station on Tuesday

Emergency spacewalk: Here's why NASA astronauts will venture outside space station on Tuesday

The multiplexer-demultiplexer (MDM) data relay box on the S0 truss failed on Saturday morning.

May 22, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer conclude 200th spacewalk!

Astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer conclude 200th spacewalk!

The spacewalk was the ninth of Whitson's career. She holds the record for most spacewalks by a woman.

May 12, 2017, 23:34 PM IST
Historic 200th spacewalk delayed after NASA discovers water leak!

Historic 200th spacewalk delayed after NASA discovers water leak!

Spacewalks usually last about six and a half hours, but Friday's would be "abbreviated" due to the late start and would last about four hours.

May 12, 2017, 21:10 PM IST
Expedition 51 astronauts perform 200th spacewalk outside International Space Station!

Expedition 51 astronauts perform 200th spacewalk outside International Space Station!

ISS astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are venturing outside the space station to replace a large avionics box that supplies electricity and data connections to the science experiments, and replacement hardware stored outside the station.

May 12, 2017, 18:06 PM IST