- Press Release
- Dec 2, 2022
Expedition 10 Rehearses for Wednesday’s Spacewalk
Expedition 10 Commander Leroy Chiao and Flight Engineer Salizhan Sharipov
conducted their last full day of spacewalk preparations on Monday. They
participated a full dress-rehearsal in the Russian Orlan spacesuits, which
included biomedical communications checks.
They will enjoy an off-duty day Tuesday as they adjust their sleep schedule
for Wednesday’s spacewalk.
Chiao and Sharipov are scheduled to begin the 5.5-hour excursion at 1:25
a.m. CST (0725 GMT) Wednesday. Their tasks include installing a work
platform and experiments on the outside of the Station.
NASA TV’s coverage of the spacewalk begins at midnight CST (0600 GMT)