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Two NASA Astronauts Set to Conduct Spacewalk Outside International Space Station June 25

This will be the fifth spacewalk for Kimbrough and Pesquet working together (NASA) – Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station Friday, June 25, for a third spacewalk to continue power system upgrades that are already increasing output and proving the technology that will enable NASA’s future Gateway lunar outpost.

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Two NASA Astronauts Set to Conduct Spacewalk Outside International Space Station June 25

NASA to Air Third Spacewalk to Install New Station Solar Arrays

WASHINGTON, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station Friday, June 25, for a third spacewalk to continue power system upgrades that are already increasing output and proving the technology that will enable NASA's future Gateway lunar outpost. Live coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. EDT on NASA Television, the agency's website, and the NASA app, with the crew members scheduled to exit the station's Quest airlock around 8 a.m.

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NASA to Air Third Spacewalk to Install New Station Solar Arrays

Here's How Astronauts Maintain Great Hygiene In Outer Space

The life of an astronaut is unquestionably harsh. Their minds and bodies alike are subjected to rigorous testing. Candidates for the first astronaut program, Project Mercury in the late 1950s, withstood everything from intense interviews to full-body x-rays, per NASA. They face great dangers on the job, and long periods of bleak isolation are par for the course.

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Here's How Astronauts Maintain Great Hygiene In Outer Space

See a new ISS solar array roll out like a giant tongue in space

The International Space Station, which has been in orbit for over 20 years, has needed a solar power upgrade for some time. It’s getting a boost thanks to the installation and deployment of a new solar array during a spacewalk over the weekend. Astronauts Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency concluded a spacewalk on Sunday — the second one they’ve taken together to install the ISS Roll-Out Solar Array, known as iROSA.

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See a new ISS solar array roll out like a giant tongue in space

Watch a fancy new ISS solar array unroll like a giant rug during a NASA spacewalk

The International Space Station, which has been in orbit for over 20 years, has needed a solar power upgrade for some time. It's getting a boost thanks to the installation and deployment of a new solar array during a spacewalk over the weekend. Astronauts Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency concluded a spacewalk on Sunday -- the second one they've taken together to install the ISS Roll-Out Solar Array, known as iROSA.

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Watch a fancy new ISS solar array unroll like a giant rug during a NASA spacewalk

NASA Releases Time-Lapse Video of Solar Panel Installation at ISS

Space explorers Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency have concluded their second spacewalk in four days, ending on Sunday, June 20. ISS Astronauts Installed New Solar Arrays While Spacewalking The pair took a spacewalk to install a solar array, which scales 60 feet in length and 10 feet in width, at the International Space Station ISS.

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NASA Releases Time-Lapse Video of Solar Panel Installation at ISS

Take 2: Spacewalking astronauts install new solar panel

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalking astronauts equipped the International Space Station with the first in a series of powerful new solar panels Sunday, overcoming suit problems and other obstacles with muscle and persistence. It took two spacewalks for French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough to install and unfurl the panel to its full 63 feet in length.

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Take 2: Spacewalking astronauts install new solar panel

NASA astronauts complete installation of the first roll out solar array

Over the weekend, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet conducted a spacewalk outside the ISS to install the first of the recently delivered roll out solar arrays. The spacewalk ended at 2:10 PM EDT and lasted six hours and 28 minutes. The duo’s successful spacewalk marks the eighth conducted this year.

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NASA astronauts complete installation of the first roll out solar array

US, French astronauts make ISS spacewalk

WASHINGTON — A French and an American astronaut completed a six-hour spacewalk Sunday as they installed new solar panels to boost power supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said. “It is a huge team effort each time and couldn’t be happier to return with @astro_kimbrough,” tweeted Frenchman Thomas Pesquet, referring to his American colleague Shane Kimbrough.

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US, French astronauts make ISS spacewalk

Astronauts install new solar panels on space station

WASHINGTON: A French and an American astronaut embarked on a spacewalk on Sunday to complete the installation of new solar panels to boost power supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), they announced on Twitter. “Here we go again for episode (2) of the new solar array installation spacewalks,” tweeted Thomas Pesquet, a Frenchman with the European Space Agency.

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Astronauts install new solar panels on space station

Watch NASA Unfurl a Large Photo voltaic Panel on the Area Station

NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency successfully completed their second spacewalk in four days on Sunday, June 20. The spacewalk saw the pair install a 60-foot-long, 10-foot-wide roll-out solar array at the International Space Station (ISS) as part of ongoing work to upgrade the satellite’s power systems.

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Watch NASA Unfurl a Large Photo voltaic Panel on the Area Station