How to watch NASA’s rare all-women spacewalk live

Expedition 70 flight engineers Jasmine Moghbeli and Loral O'Hara in front of the International Space Station's Cold Atom Lab.

Expedition 70 flight engineers Jasmine Moghbeli and Loral O’Hara in front of the International Space Station’s Cold Atom Lab.
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Two NASA astronauts are preparing for their first spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) for maintenance work in low Earth orbit, marking the second time two women will walk out of the station together.

The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at about 8:05 a.m. on Wednesday and last about six and a half hours. NASA to broadcast live extravehicular activity NASA’s YouTube channelThe nasa appAnd nasa tv, You can also connect through the feed given below. Coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. ET.

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NASA astronauts Jasmine Moghbeli and Loral O’Hara are tasked with removing an electronics box from the communications antenna on the space station, as well as replacing one of the 12 trundle-bearing assemblies used to support solar arrays on the ISS. Used to rotate. Track the Sun as the space station orbits Earth.

This will be Moghbeli and O’Hara’s first spacewalk and the second all-female spacewalk. For the first time, two women wearing spacesuits came out of the ISS for maintenance work in 2019. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meyer replace a faulty power controller, The spacewalk was delayed several times due to there Not having enough small-sized spacesuits on the ISS,

Wednesday’s spacewalk was originally scheduled for October 12, but was Delayed due to coolant leak From the backup radiator on the Russian module. During this time two Russian astronauts were inspecting the leak The most recent spacewalk outside the ISS on October 25 When a bubble of residual coolant leaked, he was forced to end his time tied up outside the station.

NASA has not provided any updates on the leak since then, but it is expected not to affect the upcoming spacewalk.

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