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Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station later this year.
NASA's Kate Rubins and Victor Glover put the first set of mounting brackets and struts together, then bolted them into place next to the station's oldest and most degraded solar wings. But the work took longer than expected, and they barely got started on the second set before calling it quits.
Rubins will finish the job during a second spacewalk later this week.
The spacewalkers had to lug out the...
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Spacewalking astronauts prep International Space Station for new solar panel wings

Spacewalking astronauts prep International Space Station for new solar panel wings

1 month ago   |   By WYFF

Spacewalking astronauts have installed support frames at the International Space Station for new solar panels arriving later this year.
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