Science and Exploration

A Russian Spacewalk

By Keith Cowing
June 23, 2014
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A Russian Spacewalk
Russian Spacewalk

Russian cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov (right) and Oleg Artemyev, both Expedition 40 flight engineers, participate in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) as work continues on the International Space Station.
During the seven-hour, 23-minute spacewalk Skvortsov and Artemyev completed installation and experiment tasks outside the station’s Russian segment.

ISS040-E-015632 (19 June 2014) Larger image

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