June 3, 2014

Russian cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev and Alexander Skvortsov will perform the spacewalk on June 19. One of the tasks will be to look for bacteria on the outer ISS surface.

“The hatch will be opened at 17.50, Moscow time.  The spacewalk will last for 6 hours”, – the spokesman for space industry reported.

According to him the cosmonauts will install phased array of command and telemetry system that will enable the cosmonauts to contact the Earth via Luch relay satellites.

Besides the cosmonauts will also orbit Peru satellite Tchasky-1,  replace transfer frame with transfer beam throwing the frame in the open space and take samples on the surface of one ISS illuminators in the framework of Test experiment

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