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an astronaut who is active outside a spacecraft in outer space

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These rookie spacewalkers are inspiring girls around the world.
Mindful of another spacewalker's close call in 2013, Mission Control terminated the planned six-hour spacewalk at the four-hour mark.
"Spacewalker American Belgo is named for the surprising number of astronauts who have called Ohio home.
Nothing is impossible or even improbable about its premise--real-life astronauts have spoken of this as a 'spacewalker's doomsday scenario'.
Mastracchio, a seven-time spacewalker, and Hopkins, making his first, wore extra safety gear as they worked outside.
Lead spacewalker Sunita Williams and Japan's Akihiko Hoshide floated outside the station for the second time in a week, hoping to resolve a problem that left a replacement power router tethered to its attachment plate.
He performed the first shuttle spacewalk on Challenger's first flight, was a pilot on an astronomy mission, conducted two classified DOD missions, was the lead spacewalker on the Hubble Telescope repair mission, and on his last flight he operated an electronic chip manufacturing satellite on Columbia.
"It's an honor to be walking, spacewalking with a Hubble spacewalker," Fincke told Feustel, part of the 2009 Hubble repair team.
That visit from men with badges and guns asking about her son came as an unwelcome surprise, as Harris learned in a telephone call that brought the future spacewalker down to Earth fast.
Spacewalker Leonov nearly died when his space suit pressurized to the point that he could not reenter the capsule, and he had to nearly completely deflate it to get back in.
Astronaut Heidemarie Stefanyshyn-Piper, 45, who is the lead spacewalker on the space shuttle Endeavour, is a 1980 graduate of Derham Hall, the high school in St.
It was one of the largest items ever to be lost by a spacewalker, and occurred during an unprecedented attempt to clean and lube a gummed-up joint on a solar panel.
An experienced spacewalker and veteran of two shuttle flights, Reilly previously flew to the Russian Space Station Mir as part of the STS-89 crew in 1998.
In her credits, Whitson has the records like 'World's most experienced female spacewalker', 'First woman to command the International Space Station', 'Oldest woman ever to fly in space', and 'American to spend most time off the planet'.
He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker's jet pack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth.