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Astronauts Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency completed the first of three Expedition 41 spacewalks at 2:43 p.m. EDT Tuesday.
Spacewalkers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev exited the Pirs docking compartment at 10:10 a.m. EDT for about 6.5 hours of spacewalking tasks outside the Russian segment of the International Space Station.
Astronauts and cosmonauts will perform two spacewalks outside the International Space Station this month. NASA Television will broadcast both events live.
NASA will preview a pair of spacewalks involving U.S., Russian and Japanese crew members aboard the International Space Station at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Two Russian cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) completed a six-hour and 15-minute spacewalk Thursday afternoon to ready for the removal of a docking module due to be flown back into Earth’s atmosphere for incineration sometime next year.
Two cosmonauts will conduct a six-hour spacewalk on Wednesday, Aug 3, to continue outfitting the Russian segment of the International Space Station.
Two Russian cosmonauts performed spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday.
Two Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station on Jan 21 to complete installation of a new high-speed data transmission system, remove an old plasma pulse experiment, install a camera for the new Rassvet docking module and retrieve a materials exposure package.
Daniel Bursch is an engineer and former NASA astronaut. He was born Daniel Wheeler Bursch on July 25, 1957 in Bristol, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Vestal Senior High School in Vestal, New York in 1975, and he then went on to attend United States Naval Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1979. Upon his graduation, he was designated a Naval Flight Officer at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida. He finished training as an A-6E Intruder bombardier/navigator, he...
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