October 23, 2014

Russian Cosmonauts ISS-41/42 mission commander Maksim Surayev and ISS-41/42 flight engineer Alexander Samokutyayev successfully performed the spacewalk and got beck to the ISS. The spacewalk lasted for 3 hours and 41 minutes.

During the spacewalk Roscosmos cosmonauts demounted RK 21-8 radiometric complex , demounted 2ASF1-1 and 2ASF1-2 antennas from Poisk small research module and took samples from Pirs module hatch illuminator in the framework of Test space experiment. Besides the cosmonauts took pictures of  the ISS outer surface milti layer isolation.

The hatch of Pirs docking compartment was closed on October 22,2014 at 21.05, Moscow time. This spacewalk was the second one in the space career of both cosmonauts. Now Maksim Surayev’s total time of extravehicular activities amounts to 9 hours 25 minutes, while Alexander Samokutyayev’s – 10 hours 04 minutes.

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