Spacewalk to Complete Harmony Hookup to Station saturday

A 6-hour, 30-minute spacewalk by Overseas Space facility Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Dan Tani will stay the outside outfitting regarding the Harmony node in its brand brand new place while watching U.S laboratory Destiny.

The spacewalk is planned to begin with at 6 a.m. EST Saturday through the U.S. airlock Quest. The lead spacewalker, will wear the suit with the red stripes while Tani will be in the suit with the barber-pole stripes as was the case in the Nov. 20 spacewalk, Whitson.

After making the airlock and creating equipment and tools, Whitson will remove, vent and stow an ammonia jumper, section of a short-term cooling loop. Getting rid of it permits connection associated with the hookup for the permanent Loop B ammonia cooling cycle on a 2nd fluid tray in the section’s exterior. 继续阅读Spacewalk to Complete Harmony Hookup to Station saturday