Extravehicular Activity (EVA)

ASTRONAUTS CONCLUDE SECOND SPACEWALK OF EXPEDITION 48

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins concluded their spacewalk at 2:41 p.m. EDT. During the six-hour, 48-minute spacewalk, the two NASA astronauts successfully retracted a thermal radiator, installed two enhanced high definition cameras on the station’s truss and tightened bolts on a joint that enables one of the station’s solar arrays […]

SAFE “SPLASHDOWN” FOR HERA MISSION 10 CREW

After 30-days in the confines of a simulated spacecraft, the HERA Mission 10 crew “splashed-down” on the evening of Wednesday, June 1. The Commander of the mission declared the mission a success and officially turned the vessel back over to NASA. HERA—the Human Exploration Research Analog—is one of several analogs used by the Human Research […]

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