Watch astronauts spacewalk to repair space station
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A pair of NASA astronauts aboard the International Space Station will embark on a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk tomorrow morning to upgrade and repair the orbiting outpost.
The spacewalk is scheduled to begin at 8:10 a.m. EDT, and you can watch it live right here.
Astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, both veteran spacewalkers, will swap out a failed cooling component with a replacement on the station’s port-side truss. They will also install a camera system and a communications receiver on the exterior of the “Destiny” laboratory, which will be used when future commercial spacecraft dock at the ISS.
This will be the 210th spacewalk at the ISS since 1998. It will be Fuestel’s eighth spacewalk and Arnold’s fourth.
Feustel and Arnold arrived at the ISS on March 23 and are slated to return to Earth in October.