Astronauts Spacewalk To Set Up New Video Camera On International Spaceport Station
2 astronauts, Randy Bresnik and Joe Acaba, changed a blown fuse and set up a brand-new hd cam on the starboard truss of the International Spaceport Station.
World|Press Trust of India|Updated: October 21, 2017
WASHINGTON: 2 NASA astronauts have actually effectively finished a spacewalk to set up a brand-new electronic camera system outside the International Spaceport Station.
They changed a blown fuse and set up a brand-new hd video camera on the starboard truss of the station.
Throughout the spacewalk, which lasted 6 hours and 49 minutes, the duo of Exploration 53 Leader Randy Bresnik and Joe Acaba, Flight Engineer at NASA, worked rapidly and had the ability to finish a number of “get ahead” jobs, Melanie Whiting from NASA composed in a blogpost.
Acaba greased the brand-new end effector on the robotic arm of the Spaceport station.
Bresnik set up a brand-new radiator grapple bar and finished prep work for one of 2 extra pump modules on different stowage platforms to make it possible for simpler gain access to for prospective robotic replacement jobs in the future.
“He almost ended up preparation deal with the 2nd, however that work will be finished by future spacewalkers,” Whiting stated.
This was the 5th spacewalk of Bresnik’s profession – 32 hours overall spacewalking – and the 3rd for Acaba – 19 hours and 46 minutes overall spacewalking.
Spaceport station team members have actually carried out 205 spacewalks in assistance of assembly and upkeep of the orbiting lab. Spacewalkers have actually now invested an overall of 53 days, 6 hours and 25 minutes working outside the station.