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NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk

 Two NASA astronauts floated out the International Space Station on Saturday (March 13) to conduct systems upgrades to the orbital outpost.

Expedition 64 Flight Engineers Victor Glover and Michael Hopkins switched their spacesuits to battery power at 0814am ET and embarked on their spacewalk that is expected to last planned to last approximately six and a half hours. The duo will replace a wireless antenna assembly on the station’s Unity module and route cables to provide ethernet capabilities for two of the station’s high-definition cameras, amongst others tasks, according to NASA.

This is the fifth spacewalk of the year.

(Production: Pavithra George)

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