Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

Astronauts upgrade station power system in six-hour spacewalk

DNA Saturday, 14 January 2017
Two astronauts floated outside the International Space Station on Friday for a six-hour spacewalk to replace aging batteries for the laboratory's solar power system, an upgrade needed to keep the outpost running into the next decade, NASA said.

U.S. astronaut Shane Kimbrough left the station's airlock at about 6:30 a.m. EST...
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: News Video Online - < > Embed

News video: Astronauts begin spacewalk to replace ISS batteries

Astronauts begin spacewalk to replace ISS batteries 00:54

Two astronauts float outside the International Space Station on a spacewalk to upgrade its power system.

You Might Like


Recent related news

US astronauts on 'critical' spacewalk to replace power box

US astronauts on 'critical' spacewalk to replace power box
Two US astronauts have completed  what NASA described as a 'critical' spacewalk to repair a failed piece of equipment that helps power the International Space...
MailOnline - ScienceAlso reported by •New Zealand HeraldDNAMid-DayMashableThe Verge

Emergency spacewalk outside ISS underway; NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer take the reigns – Watch LIVE

The failed relay box was installed in the space station truss March 30 during a spacewalk by Whitson and Expedition 50 commander Shane Kimbrough.
Zee News - ScienceAlso reported by •DNA

NASA plans emergency spacewalk on ISS

Two astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct an emergency spacewalk to replace a failed data relay box which is part of a system to control...
BGR India - TechnologyAlso reported by •MashableThe Verge

Spacewalking astronauts tackle urgent station repairs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts are making urgent repairs at the International Space Station. Commander Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer went...
Seattle Times - Front Page


Other recent news in Front Page

MANCHESTER attack: the morning after the Ariana Grande concertFirst photos of Ariana Grande since MANCHESTER ATTACK
MANCHESTER ARENA explosion: Donald Trump says 'evil losers' committed attackISIS claim responsibility for MANCHESTER BOMBING
Manchester Concert Attack Kills 22; CHILDREN Among DeadJames Bond actor Sir ROGER MOORE dies, aged 89
ARIANA GRANDE school-age fans known as Arianators fanatic Roger Moore: 'My father hired him to play JAMES BOND'
South Korea opens fire at NORTH KOREA's projectileProposed TRUMP BUDGET Slashes Safety Net Programs, Builds Up Defense, Mexico Wall

Twitter

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+