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Luca’s extraordinary afternoon walk

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9 July 2013
Thinking about the actual EVA
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA's Chris Cassidy will take part in two spacewalks outside the International Space Station on 9 and 16 July. They performed a spacesuit fit check as part of the spacewalk preparations.
Preparing for spacewalks
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano (right) and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy (left) , both Expedition 36 flight engineers, attired in their Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuits, participate in a 'dry run' in the International Space Station's Quest airlock in preparation for the first of two sessions of extravehicular (EVA) scheduled for 9 July and 16 July. NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, flight engineer, assists the pair.
Credits: ESA/NASA
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