Watch NASA astronauts take a spacewalk outdoors house station as we speak


Two NASA astronauts will float outdoors the Worldwide House Station as we speak to arrange the orbiting lab for brand spanking new photo voltaic wings and you may watch it reside on-line. 

Astronauts Josh Cassada and Frank Rubio will step outdoors the house station as we speak, Nov. 15, at 8 a.m. EST 1300 GMT) on the primary of three deliberate spacewalks to put in the brand new photo voltaic arrays. For each astronauts, it is going to be the primary spacewalk of their spaceflight careers. 

NASA will broadcast the Worldwide House Station spacewalk on-line beginning at 6:30 a.m. EST (1130 GMT) and you may watch it reside within the video feed above.

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NASA astronauts (from left) Josh Cassada and Frank Rubio will exit the house station on Tuesday for a spacewalk to proceed upgrading the station’s energy technology system. (Picture credit score: NASA)

If all goes properly, Cassada and Rubio will spend seven hours working outdoors the house station. Their main objective is to put in a mounting bracket on the starboard aspect of the station’s backbone-like predominant truss that would be the basis for a brand new Worldwide House Station Rollout Photo voltaic Array (iRosa), a photo voltaic panel designed to rollout like a window shade to generate energy. 

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