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NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk

Published : 02 Nov 2023, 00:35

  DF News Desk
The screenshot taken from the streaming of NASA shows its astronauts conducting spacewalk from the International Space Station on Nov. 1, 2023. Photo: Xinhua.

NASA astronauts Jasmin Moghbeli and Loral O'Hara conducted a spacewalk Wednesday to conduct science research and station maintenance, reported Xinhua.

The two astronauts started their spacewalk at 8:05 a.m. Wednesday Eastern Time. The walk was scheduled to last approximately six-and-a-half hours.

The duo were tasked to remove radio communications gear and swap hardware that enables the orbiting lab's solar arrays to track the sun, according to NASA.