- Press Release
- Dec 6, 2022
Next Space Station Spacewalk on NASA TV Friday
The fourth and final spacewalk planned for the current
residents of the International Space Station (ISS) will air
live on NASA TV starting at 11:30 a.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 3.
In the fifth month of a six-month flight, Expedition 9
Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer/NASA ISS
Science Officer Mike Fincke will begin their venture outside
about 12:50 p.m. EDT. They will wear Russian spacesuits and
exit the ISS Pirs Docking Compartment airlock to work on the
exterior of the Zvezda living quarters module.
Spending almost six hours outside, Padalka and Fincke will
continue outfitting the Zvezda with navigation aids for a new
ISS supply spacecraft called the European Automated Transfer
Vehicle. The new cargo ship is scheduled for its first flight
in 2005. The crew will also install various other new
components on Zvezda.
The spacewalk is the fifth of Padalka’s career and Fincke’s
NASA TV is available in the continental U.S. on AMC-6,
Transponder 9C, C-Band, at 72 degrees west longitude. The
frequency is 3880.0 MHz. Polarization is vertical, and audio
is monaural at 6.80 MHz. In Alaska and Hawaii, NASA TV is
available on AMC-7, Transponder 18C, C-Band, at 137 degrees
west longitude. Frequency is 4060.0 MHz. Polarization is
vertical, and audio is monaural at 6.80 MHz.
The spacewalk will be webcast live on the Internet at: http://www.nasa.gov/ntv