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NASA Preps for Space Station Power Upgrade Spacewalks; Live NASA TV Coverage

Expedition 50 astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station at 7 a.m. EST Jan. 6 and 13 to perform a complex upgrade to the orbital outpost's power system. Coverage of the spacewalks will begin at 5:30 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency's website.

On Wednesday, Jan. 4, NASA TV will air a briefing at 2 p.m. from the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston to preview the spacewalk activities. The briefing participants are:


  • Kenneth Todd, International Space Station Operations Integration Manager
  • Jud Frieling, flight director for Jan. 6 spacewalk
  • Gary Horlacher, flight director for Jan. 13 spacewalk
  • Troy McCracken, lead battery replacement robotics officer
  • Kieth Johnson, lead spacewalk officer

 

Source : NASA - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Dec 28, 2016

 

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