Space Stations

Koichi Wakata Snaps A Space Selfie

By Keith Cowing
Status Report
January 25, 2023
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Koichi Wakata Snaps A Space Selfie
Koichi Wakata

Expedition 68 Flight Engineer Koichi Wakata of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) points the camera toward himself and takes a “space-selfie” during a seven-hour and 21-minute spacewalk.

The EVA’s purpose to install a modification kit on the International Space Station’s starboard truss structure preparing the orbital lab for its next roll-out solar array.

iss068e041204 (Jan. 20, 2022) — larger image

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