space walk


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any kind of physical activity outside a spacecraft by one of the crew

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UFO Sightings UFOs Visit ISS During Space Walk," has managed to get more views than the original video by NASA.
Despite the danger, a space walk is the high point for every astronaut, as well as the chance for the ultimate selfie.
And, of course, going out and doing a space walk is always very exciting, yet very challenging, Mastracchio said.
Just in case, astronauts perform space walks in pairs, and they wear thruster belts that can provide an emergency boost--though not a powerful one.
Two of the Americans on board, Douglas Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson, will venture out on a space walk to replace the pump later and a second space walk will be needed to finish the job, most likely on Sunday.
LOOK AT ME: Astronaut Rick Mastracchio enjoys a space walk, and top, he Japanese Kibo complex of the International Space Station
Three astronauts will be on board the flight, with one of them conducting China's first space walk.
Three days before, on March 11, 2001, astronaut James Voss had dropped a large vise while he was on a space walk.
The space walk experience is unique, and, to get that feeling
He was so desperate to take his first space walk, he somersaulted out of the hatch.
There are rooftop battles, a car race, and even a daring space walk.
I'm stunned and still dazzled by the whole experience," said Piers Sellers, who became only the second Briton to complete a space walk during the NASA mission.
In 1965, cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov made the first space walk.
He plans to conduct the first space walk by an amateur astronaut - but will have to wait at least 18 months.
Doi was the first Japanese to perform a space walk on a mission for the U.