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NASA Plans Coverage of Roscosmos Spacewalk Outside Space Station


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Roscosmos spacewalkers Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin work outside the International Space Stationís Roscosmos segment during the installation of an experiment airlock on the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module.
Credits: NASA
Roscosmos spacewalkers Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin work outside the International Space Stationís Roscosmos segment during the installation of an experiment airlock on the Nauka multipurpose laboratory module. Credits: NASA

NASA will provide live coverage as two Roscosmos cosmonauts conduct a spacewalk outside the International Space Station Thursday, June 22, for station upgrades and retrieval of equipment.

Coverage will begin at 9:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television, the†NASA app, and the agencyís website. The spacewalk is expected to begin about 10:20 a.m. and last up to seven hours.

Expedition 69 cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin will venture outside the stationís Poisk airlock to retrieve several experiment packages and install communications equipment.

The spacewalk will be the seventh for Prokopyev, who will wear the Orlan spacesuit with the red stripes, and the fifth for Petelin, who will wear the spacesuit with the blue stripes.

Learn more about the International Space Station and its crew at:

https://www.nasa.gov/station


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