Action Cam Footage From Spacewalk On ISS

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This footage was taken by ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet during a spacewalk on the International Space Station on Friday, March 24.

He was joined on the spacewalk by NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough.The primary task was to prepare the Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 (PMA-3) for installation of the second International Docking Adapter, which will accommodate commercial crew vehicle dockings.

The PMA-3 provides the pressurized interface between the station modules and the docking adapter.

The pair disconnected cables and electrical connections on PMA-3 to prepare for its robotic move, which took place on Sunday, March 26. PMA-3 was be moved from the port side of the Tranquility module to the space-facing side of the Harmony module, where it will become home for the docking adapter, which will be delivered on a future flight of a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft. (…)“

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