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Orbital View: EVA Between Solar Panels

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins (pictured) of NASA conducted a six-hour and 48-minute spacewalk on Sept. 1, 2016.

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams (feet) and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins (right) of NASA conducted a six-hour and 48-minute spacewalk on Sept. 1, 2016.

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA conducted a six-hour and 48-minute spacewalk on Sept. 1, 2016.

Orbital View: EVA in the Shade

Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams (pictured) and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA conducted a six-hour and 48-minute spacewalk on Sept. 1, 2016.

"Suit Up," is narrated by actor and fan of space exploration Jon Cryer. Cryer recently traveled to Star City, NASA Headquarters and the Johnson Space Center to film an upcoming Travel Channel documentary series.

Half a Century of Space Walks

On 18 March 1965 Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov became the first person to perform a spacewalk, when he ventured from his Voskhod spacecraft.

Astronauts Reid Wiseman of NASA and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency completed the first of three Expedition 41 spacewalks at 2:43 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (left, red stripes) and Oleg Artemyev, both Expedition 40 flight engineers, attired in Russian Orlan spacesuits, participate in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA).

A Spacesuit Waits

Photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member, an empty Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit is pictured near the gallery in the Unity node of the International Space Station.

Cosmonauts Working In Space

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kotov (right), Expedition 38 commander; and Sergey Ryazanskiy, flight engineer, attired in Russian Orlan spacesuits.

Fixing A Coolant Loop In Earth Orbit

NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio participates in the first Expedition 38 spacewalk designed to troubleshoot a faulty coolant pump on the International Space Station.

Russian Spacewalkers Performing Routine EVA

This spacewalk is not related to a recent pair of spacewalks by two NASA astronauts to replace a faulty ammonia coolant pump

NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins completed a 5 hour and 28 minute spacewalk Saturday to remove a faulty ammonia pump on the International Space Station.

Expedition 38 crew member Mike Hopkins checks out the spacesuit he will wear outside the International Space Station on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.

Two Russian cosmonauts clad in Orlan spacesuits conducted an out-of-this-world hand-off of the Olympic torch at the start of Saturday's 5-hour, 50-minute spacewalk to perform maintenance on the International Space Station.

Keith Cowing: I saw "Gravity" yesterday - in all its glory - in 3-D on a monster screen. I did so in the middle of the day so as to get the perfect seat. As it happens, any seat in the theater would have been perfect - with or without 3-D - this movie is that good.


Following Thursday's identification of an ammonia coolant leak outside the International Space Station, the Expedition 35 crew Friday began preparing for a possible spacewalk Saturday.

A Pre-Mission Conversation With NASA NEEMO Aquanaut Steve Squyres

"I had a chance to chat with NEEMO 15 crew member Steve Squyres today as he waits out some bad weather before his 13 day underwater mission begins. According to Steve its looking like Thursday before they can "splash down" and begin their mission."

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