NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken returned to ISS on completion of planned works at a battery replacement station in space, NASA conducts a live broadcast.
The astronauts transferred the suits to the operation of the auxiliary power supply at 14.10 Moscow time and were left out of the station about six hours. During this time, they finished the planned work on the installation of new cameras on the external surface of the ISS and the replacement of obsolete batteries. On Thursday, the astronauts removed six old Nickel-hydrogen batteries and installed three new lithium ion battery.
Two spacewalks for NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Christopher Cassidy is scheduled to perform aboard the International space station in mid-July, reported by NASA.
Earlier in the year 2020 has already held five outlets in the us program.
Power supply unit refused outside of the American segment of the International space station, is scheduled to be replaced by a new one with the manipulator, said NASA.
As noted on the website space Agency, the failure of the remote control unit power supply happened on 1 July. This unit provides power to one of the computers outside the station.
NASA astronauts Chris Cassidy and Bob Behnken made Friday's planned spacewalk to upgrade the power supply system of the station, NASA will broadcast live.
The output of Behnken and Cassidy in the spacewalk officially began at 14.37 GMT - at the moment of switching their spacesuits to battery power supply. It is planned that the astronauts will remain on the external surface of the station approximately 6.5 hours. They will continue to work on the replacement of obsolete batteries for the power station when it is in the shadows, the new lithium ion batteries.