Station Crew Conducts Three Back-to-Back Spacewalks
The third spacewalk in nine days by International Space Station Commander Michael Lopez-Alegria and Flight Engineer Sunita Williams wrapped up on Thursday, Feb. 8.
The three spacewalks, from the Quest airlock in U.S. spacesuits, and a Russian spacewalk scheduled for Feb. 22 will be the most ever done by station crew members during an increment, said Mike Suffredini, station program manager.
The three spacewalks are termed EVAs 6, 7, and 8 because there were five previous station spacewalks from the U.S. airlock Quest during increments, times when no shuttle was present.
Image to right: Astronaut Sunita L. Williams, Expedition 14 flight engineer, participates in the first of three spacewalks in nine days, as construction continues on the International Space Station. Image credit: NASA
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