May 21, 2021
Categories: ISS

On June 2, 2021, the crew of the Russian segment of the International Space Station, Roscosmos cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov will perform a spacewalk to work on the outer surface of the station.

The crew will exit the Poisk Mini-Research Module 2 hatch at 05:40 UTC. The spacewalk’s planned duration is expected at 6 hours 50 minutes.

The main tasks of EVA-48:

  • Fluid flow regulator removable panel replacement;
  • Installation of the necessary equipment for ‘Test’ and ‘Endurance’ space scientific experiments on the outer surface of the Poisk module;
  • Connecting the Kurs system antennas on the transition compartment to ensure the docking of the new Russian Nauka module.
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