• Timelapse Shows How Astronauts Install New Solar Arrays on the ISS

    10 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Akihiko Hoshide has captured an incredible timelapse video of fellow astronauts Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency and Shane Kimbrough of NASA spacewalking outside of the International Space Station “Alpha” while installing a new solar array.
    “These arrays, called IROSA for ISS Roll-Out Solar Array, had to be taken from their storage area outside the Space Station and passed from spacewalker to spacewalker to the worksite. There the rolled arrays were to be secured, unfolded, connected, and then unfurled. During the spacewalk, a small...
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