Status Report

STS-135 Spacewalk Concludes

By SpaceRef Editor
July 12, 2011
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Expedition 28 spacewalkers Mike Fossum and Ron Garan completed a six-hour, 31-minute spacewalk at 3:53 p.m. EDT.

It was the 249th spacewalk by U.S. astronauts, the seventh for Fossum, totaling 48 hours and 32 minutes, and the fourth for Garan, totaling 27 hours and 3 minutes. It was the 160th spacewalk in support of International Space Station assembly and maintenance, totaling 1009 hours, 9 minutes, and the 119th spacewalk out of station airlocks.

Today’s Mission Status Briefing planned for 4:30 p.m. will be delayed to 5:30. Participants are STS-135 Lead International Space Station Flight Director Chris Edelen, Lead Spacewalk Officer Glenda Brown, and Deputy Project Manager for the Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office Benjamin Reed.

It will air on NASA Television and

SpaceRef staff editor.