Astronaut Jessica Meir and Christina cook returned to the airlock of the International space station (ISS), completing the work in the open space to replace the batteries on the external surface of the station.
according to RIA Novosti, about this world community was informed in the National Aeronautics and space administration of the United States.
it is Noted that instead of the planned 6.5 hours in space Meyer and cook spent almost 7.5 hours. Exit into space was marred by a problem with the camera mount on the helmet Christina cook, who failed to install and had to do without it.
In General astronauti have completed all the planned work, replacing three Nickel-hydrogen battery, modern lithium-ion batteries.
This is the second spacewalk of the female Duo of American astronauts. For the first time in history, two women were working outside the ISS on 18 October 2019, replacing for 6.5 hours one of the power units of the station responsible for charging/discharging the external battery.
At this time, the International space station crew consists of Russians Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Violins, Americans Andrew Morgan, Christina cook and Jessica Meir, and Italian Luke Parmitano.