Expedition 66 Flight Engineers Kayla Barron and Raja Chari of NASA began a spacewalk to assemble and install modification kits required for upcoming solar array upgrades on the International Space Station at 8:12 a.m. EDT.
Barron, designated extravehicular crew member 1 (EV1), is wearing a suit with red stripes. Chari, designated extravehicular crewmember 2 (EV 2), will wear a suit with no stripes. Coverage of the spacewalk continues on NASA Television, the NASA app, and the agency’s website.
Barron and Chari’s primary task will be to assemble and install modification kits required for upcoming solar array upgrades. The pair will install brackets and struts to support the future installation of an ISS Roll-Out Solar Array (iROSA).
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