- Press Release
- Feb 6, 2023
This Week at NASA: Another Spacewalk Completed and More
Outside the International Space Station, Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency conducted a spacewalk on Jan. 13, to complete an upgrade that included installing adapter plates and hooking up electrical connections for six new lithium-ion batteries, which were delivered to the station in December.
Kimbrough and fellow NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson began the upgrade work during a spacewalk on Jan. 6. Also, NASA at SciTech 2017, Testing How the SLS Deals with Shock, New Earth Science Field Experiments, and NASA Sees Storms Affecting the Western U.S.