Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins of NASA will begin a spacewalk outside of the International Space Station at 8:05 a.m. EDT Friday. NASA TV coverage will begin at 6:30 a.m. NASA TV’s Public Channel (NTV-1) will broadcast enhanced coverage of the spacewalk including operational commentary, in-studio experts and features. The Media Channel (NTV-3) will broadcast a clean feed of video from the space station with operational commentary. Full schedule details are available at:
Williams and Rubin will conduct the spacewalk to install and connect the first of two international docking adapters that will be used for the future arrivals of Boeing and SpaceX commercial crew spacecraft.
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