Watch NASA astronauts spacewalk to fix, upgrade space station

Source NBC News

This footage shows the astronauts on their spacewalk.

Over the course of the hours-long excursion, astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, both veteran spacewalkers, will swap out a failed cooling component with a replacement on the station's port-side truss.

The boxes, each about the size of a mini-refrigerator or window AC unit, are crucial to keeping the batteries aboard the orbiting lab cool.

Ammonia coolant is toxic, and Mission Control repeatedly warned the spacewalkers to be careful of any leaks.

The PFCS is created to drive and control the flow of ammonia through the exterior portions of the station's cooling system.

4 simple ways to prevent, control high blood pressure
Hypertension is the leading cause of mortality, with an estimated 1.2 billion sufferers globally. "Anyone with hypertension is at an increased risk of infertility".

LG G7 ThinQ Global Rollout Begins Today
The company is also providing various launch offers on the device that can be found on the dedicated page. The V35 ThinQ also borrows the dual 16-megapixel rear camera setup first introduced with the G7 ThinQ.

Karnataka effect: Congress, RJD rush to stake claim in Manipur, Goa, Bihar
In the 2017 Goa Assembly elections, the Congress emerged as the single-largest party bagging 17 of the 40 seats. Kavlekar said in the absence of the chief minister, there was no proper government in the state.

"We need to keep the batteries cool just like in your cell phone".

"As a result the worry is that that pump got a bit cold and henceforth it was named 'Frosty, '" said Vareha. The other spewed out ammonia five years ago and is dubbed Leaky.

Frosty took Leaky's spot on a robot-arm mechanism, while Leaky was moved to a long-term storage platform. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said that cutting off funding in 2025, as the White House wants to do, "would be irresponsible at best and probably disastrous".

The main danger of the spacewalk involves the high-grade ammonia that runs through the cooling loops. It is Fuestel's eighth spacewalk and Arnold's fourth. Overall, it's the 210th space walk For ISS assembly, maintenance and upgrades since the complex was first launched back in 1998.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

European Union takes United Kingdom to court over illegal air pollution levels
The European Environment Commissioner, Karmenu Vella , said the EU "owed it to its citizens", to take legal action. The UK government has two months to respond to the EU Commission before it takes further action.

Liverpool legend Aldridge doubts Alexander-Arnold can handle Real Madrid pressure
The performances of the right-back in the Premier League and in the Champions League have been brilliant and very encouraging. That's what we came out to do and that's what we've done.

Google Wifi now supports speed tests for all the connected devices
As devices on your home WiFi network grow, the ability to test them individually for performance becomes important. Once the test completes, results are broken down by which devices are connected to each access point.

'Roseanne' May Move 'Away From Politics' in Season 2, ABC President Says
So, for those who are wondering, the second season will move "away from politics and be more focused on family", Ms Dungey added. Dancing with the Stars will remain in its Monday night slot, while the Juniors spinoff will air on Sundays .

India's BJP heads to majority in crucial Karnataka state poll
On board a colourful jeep, on the last day of campaigning in his constituency Shikaripura, Karnataka BJP chief B.S. Yeddyurappa had very confidently told ThePrint: "I will be sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka on 17 May".

Governor Ivey sexuality in questioned by former Alabama Legislator
Gubernatorial candidate Scott Dawson is calling into question state funds he says were awarded to an LGBTQ group during Gov. Ivey, who has been married to a man but is now divorced, has had an interesting trajectory in politics.

Pit bulls attack 4 people, dog in San Francisco's Dolores Park
Three of the bite victims were taken to a hospital for further treatment, police said, and Bloom was taken to a veterinarian. Mundy said she does not unleash her pit bull Violet, even in the designated unleashed area at Dolores Park.

IPhone X Tesla Costs $4600 consists of Self-Charging Solar Panel
Its creation was inspired by the Caviar in the first place, such figures as Nikola Tesla , Steve jobs and, of course, Elon Musk. The iPhone X Tesla's non-removable cover is mostly filled by the blue panel that charges an external battery.

Cops Defend Black Real Estate Investor After White Woman Calls 911
He also showed her his business sign that he places in the yards of vacant properties, so people will know why he's there. One of the officers called the homeowner of the vacant house, who assured them that Hayes was supposed to be there.

Bafana hold firm in latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
Among Africa's World Cup-bound sides‚ Tunisia remain number one on the continent (and 14 in the world)‚ followed by Senegal (28). The next ranking will be published on June 7, just seven days before the opening match in Russian Federation .

Italy government alliance clashes with European Union ideology
Five Star would put the pact to an online vote of its members and The League says it will take the deal to the streets. However, three 5-Star sources said the main stumbling point remained who should head the administration.

Irrfan Khan back on social media, shares Karwaan poster on Twitter
Dulquer has delivered a praiseworthy performance in the Telugu hit Mahanati and is set to work with Sonam Kapoor as well. However, it's not right to spread rumors through mediums of social media without fact check or any official validation.

Jacqueline Fernandez & Salman Khan Tease Us With HOTNESS!
Featuring a sizzling Jacqueline Fernandez and a dapper Salman Khan , Hiriye looks like the biggest summer hit of the season. Jacqueline looks as sexy as ever wearing a white bralet paired with a white shrug and hot trousers .

OnePlus Bullets Wireless earbuds are a ideal pairing for the OnePlus 6
The wireless earphones are the company's take on the new trend in the market, best popularised by the Apple AirPods. OnePlus has claimed that clipping the earbuds together pauses the music while unclipping them will resume playback.

SLAYED BY SAUSAGE DOGS: Dachshunds maul woman to death
The other six dogs were taken to a local veterinary hospital where they were euthanized at the owner's request. It is unclear at this time what led to the attack, and it is still under investigation.

Other news