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Mike Garceau
Mike Garceau • 1 year ago

With her crew member reflected in her visor and her hand reaching out as if to grasp the sun, astronaut Sunita Williams conducts a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The spacewalk, which took place on Sept. 5, is the third "EVA" (extravehicular activity) for the crew of Expedition 32. In a six-and-a-half hour session, Williams and astronaut Aki Hoshide of Japan completed the installation of a power unit and installed a camera on Canadarm2 the space station's robotic arm.

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