AVwRty5xuDE
October 21, 2014

ISS-41/42 mission commander Maksim Surayev and flight engineer Alexander Samokutyayev will perform the spacewalk on October 22, 2014 in accordance with the ISS flight schedule.

The hatch of Pirs docking compartment is to be opened at 17.24, Moscow time.

The main tasks of the spacewalk are as follows:

-       To demount RK 21-8 radiometric complex;

-       To remove safety cover of Expose-R scientific equipment monoblock;

-       To demount 2ASF1-1 and 2ASF1-2 antennas from small research module -2;

-       In the framework of test space experiment the cosmonauts will take samples from the surface of VL-2 illuminator of Pirs docking compartment.

This spacewalk will be the 40th in the framework of Russian ISS program. Roscosmos cosmonauts are to spend about 6 hours in the outer space. Both Maksim Surayev and Alexander Samokutyayev have already worked in the outer space and this spacewalk will the second one in their space career.

The rest of the ISS-41/42 crew will support their colleagues from the inside if the station.

More from this category:
0927
October 8, 2014

On October 7, 2014, Reid Wiseman (NASA) and Alexander Gerst (ESA) successfully performed the spacewalk. They finished their EVA activities and returned to the ISS…

full story
Progress-M-19M
April 22, 2013

According to press-service of RSC Energia, at Baikonur launch site the preparations continue for the launch of Progress M-19M cargo vehicle under the International Space…

full story
ny8aqQomxaI
September 10, 2014

According to the ISS flight program ISS-39/40 crew finishes its mission onboard the station on September 11, 2014. Soyuz TMA-12M crew comprising Roscosmos cosmonauts Alexander…

full story
maxresdefault
October 19, 2018

On October 17,2018 at the Gagarin Cosmonauts Training Center held a press conference with the participation of the executive director of manned space programs of…

full story
Progress_nice
April 30, 2013

According to press-service of the Mission Control Center, following the flight program of the International Space Station on April 28, 2013  a reboost maneuver was…

full story
landing2
September 11, 2013

On September 10, 2013, 23.35 UTC (September 11, 2013, 03.35 Moscow time) Soyuz TMA-08M with Pavel Vinogradov, Alexander Misurkin and Christopher Cassidy onboard undocked from…

full story
Benefits_climate_ISS
January 12, 2015

Japanese entrepreneur Satoshi Takamatsu to be Sarah Brightman’s back-up crew member  will start training in Star City late this month, – American Company Space Adventures …

full story
multipurpose-module-2
July 5, 2013

Multipurpose Laboratory module (MLM)  launch to ISS will not be postponed despite Proton Crash on Tuesday, – Roscosmos Head Vladimir Popovkin told the journalists. As…

full story