WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US astronauts Jeff Williams and Kate Rubins have begun a six-and-a-half hour spacewalk at the International Space Station to install an enhanced high definition camera and tighten bolts on the station’s joint, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced on Thursday.
Spacewalkers move toward edge of station's backbone. Colorful grids are basketball court-sized solar arrays. pic.twitter.com/X77BdueHy4— Intl. Space Station (@Space_Station) 1 сентября 2016 г.
The spacewalk began at 7:53 a.m. ET (11:53 a.m. GMT), according to NASA.