Two astronauts on the International Space Station successfully completed a spacewalk on Wednesday, June 16. NASA’s Shane Kimbrough worked on the exterior of the orbiting outpost with Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency.
The spacewalk lasted 7 hours and 15 minutes, with the pair finishing up at 3:26 p.m. ET. The seventh spacewalk of the year involved the installation of a new ISS Roll-Out Solar Array (iROSA) as part of ongoing efforts to upgrade the space station’s power system.
A short while after the spacewalk’s conclusion, NASA posted a three-minute video (below) showing highlights from Wednesday’s event.
— International Space Station (@Space_Station) June 17, 2021
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