Status Report

Photo: An EVA Outside the Russian Segment of the ISS

By SpaceRef Editor
August 8, 2011
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Russian cosmonauts Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev (out of frame), both Expedition 28 flight engineers, attired in Russian Orlan spacesuits, participate in a session of extravehicular activity (EVA) on the Russian segment of the International Space Station. During the six-hour, 23-minute spacewalk, Volkov and Samokutyaev moved a cargo boom from one airlock to another, installed a prototype laser communications system and deployed an amateur radio micro-satellite. ISS028-E-020969 (3 Aug. 2011) — high res (1.4 M) low res (83 K)

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