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- n. any activity by an astronaut outside of a spacecraft or space station in space; extravehicular activity
- v. To perform a spacewalk.
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- v. move in space outside a space craft
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The spacewalk will be the 154th performed since the first two station building blocks were linked in late 1998.
Astronauts will attempt to install the new pump, an on-board spare, on the second spacewalk, which is planned for Wednesday.
The main objective of the spacewalk was the repair of a torn solar array.
JACKI SCHECHNER, CNN INTERNET REPORTER: Well, Wolf, NASA is calling the spacewalk a success, missing bolt and all.
The spacewalk is the first of two planned during Mr Chiao and Mr Sharipov's mission.
The installation of the new pump is targeted for the third spacewalk, which is expected to occur no earlier than Sunday.
The spacewalk was a useful fix-it lesson for NASA.
NASA noted that the spacewalk was the 235th conducted by US astronauts, and the fifth for
The focus of the spacewalk will be the Russian segment's Mini-Research Module 2 (MRM2), which docked to the station in
The focus of the spacewalk will be the Russian segment's Mini-Research Module 2 (MRM2), which docked to the station in November and will provide an additional docking port and airlock on the station.
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