News Update on Upcoming Space Station Spacewalks

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Published on 24 Feb 2021, 20:01
Live from our Johnson Space Center in Houston, experts discuss upcoming spacewalks on Feb. 28, and March 5. NASA flight engineers Kate Rubins and Victor Glover, as well as Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, will conduct the upcoming spacewalks. The spacewalkers, working in pairs, will prepare the station for upcoming solar array upgrades and perform additional maintenance tasks.

News conference participants include:

Kenny Todd, deputy manager, International Space Station Program
Marcos Flores, Feb. 28 spacewalk flight director
Chris Edelen, March 5 spacewalk flight director
Art Thomason, spacewalk officer
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