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move in space outside a space craft

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The pair would team up again another two times for extravehicular activity.
These days new course of space-borne robotic systems design is outlined: mobile robotic system designed for extravehicular activity.
Asked about his experiences in space, Wisoff said that he "conducted a five-hour 50-minute spacewalk during which the communications antennas were manually positioned for latching, and various extravehicular activity tools and techniques were evaluated for use on future missions.
He graduated from Astronaut Candidate Training that included scientific and technical briefings, intensive instruction in ISS systems, Extravehicular Activity (EVA), robotics, physiological training, T-38 flight training and water and wilderness survival training.
The space station dominates in extravehicular activity (EVA) time as well.
The prototype glove offers my spacesuit team a promising opportunity to explore new ideas, and challenges our traditional thinking of what extravehicular activity hand dexterity could be," said Trish Petete, division chief; crew and thermal systems division, at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
The People's Liberation Army taikonaut used handholds to maneuver along the exterior of the Shenzhou VII spacecraft during China's first extravehicular activity in space.
Indeed, the Soviets had some impressive firsts, including the first satellite, first mammal, first person, first woman, and first extravehicular activity in space.
The jargon word is extravehicular activity or, as an acronym, EVA.
Earlier the extravehicular activity (EVA) team had removed temporary insulation and unlatched the shutters that protect the cupola windows during the third and final spacewalk of the STS-130 mission.
Extravehicular activity (space walk) or launching another shuttle to "fly by" the Columbia to take a "visual" and check for damage were not simple options, even if they had been considered.
The chapters cover biological research in space, exobiological research, biomedical research in spaceflights, extravehicular activity, and medical support for the International Space Station and for interplanetary human spaceflights.
prepares to deploy the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package during the Apollo 11 lunar surface extravehicular activity on July 20, 1969.
However, manually manipulating the TCV setting can dramatically reduce the productivity of the astronaut, distracting them from the extravehicular activity (EVA) mission at hand; and since an astronaut's attention is focused on other things during EVA, there are time lags in the application of temperature control (Thor-ton et al.
The prime candidate for carrying out the walk andndash; known formally as an Extravehicular Activity (EVA) andndash; is Zhai Zhigang, a 42-year-old colonel in the Chinese air force.