Two NASA astronauts will begin a 6.5-hour spacewalk on Thursday in front of the International Space Station
During the spacewalk at around 8 pm (17:30 India time) Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold will install wireless Communication antennas and replace a camera system, said NASA on Wednesday in a blog post.
They will also try to remove suspicious hoses from a cooling system, it said.
This will be the 209th Spacewalk to support the installation and maintenance of space stations.
Spacewalker Feustel and Arnold have their tools and suits ready for the Thursday trip, NASA said on the same day in a previous blog post.
They embarked on recent discussions with flight engineers Scott Tingle and Norishige Kanai, who will help the spacewalks in and out of their space suits.
Feustel and Arnold's spacewalk this year will be the fourth for orbital laboratory maintenance. 1
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The freighter will then return to the atmosphere on April 25, loaded with garbage and discarded items for a fiery but sure death over the Pacific Ocean, NASA said.
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