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Feb 13, 2018 ... Spacewalks (officially known as Extravehicular Activity or EVA) are an essential part of working in space. They are used to install new equipment and experiments, and to carry out repairs. Almost 1000 hours of spacewalks have been needed to build and maintain the International Space Station since 1998.
Dec 21, 2016 ... On 13 January, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet will leave the International Space Station for a spacewalk! Equipped with a high-tech spacesuit, Thomas's spacewalk will last up to seven hours. Joining him will be the ISS Commander, Shane Kimbrough.
Watch Tim Peake's spacewalk! 20 January 2016. Send this page to a friend · printer friendly page. Principia. Tim Peake has a new mission logo · British astronaut on his way to the International Space Station · ESA astronaut Tim Peake arrives at the International Space Station · Tim Peake set for spectacular spacewalk.
Jan 12, 2016 ... This spacewalk isn't just for fun though; Tim will be replacing a broken piece of equipment that lets the International Space Station use power generated from huge solar panels. Tim is already busy at work preparing his spacesuit and all the tools he'll need. Every step is prepared and practised in advance.
Spacewalk training. 11 April 2013. ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet waves as he descends to a mockup of the ISS at NASA's Laboratory in Houston, USA. Training underwater is as close as it gets to experiencing weightlessness on Earth, so spending time underwater in a full spacesuit is used to practise techniques for ...
Mar 24, 2017 ... In January, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet completed a spacewalk to upgrade the International Space Station's batteries. It has now been announced that he will undertake not one, but two more spacewalks over the coming months!
Mar 30, 2016 ... We are pleased to announce that the winner of our Spacewalks competition is Shreyas, aged 8, from India. Congratulations Shreyas, you'll soon be receiving a special prize from ESA!