Friday, February 24, 2012

cosmonauts Six Clock Runs Out of This World

Moscow: Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Anton Shkaplerov take action to walk in space, outside the International Space Station (ISS). Russian federal space agency Roscosmos report, the action was carried out on Thursday (16/2), at 18:31 local time and lasted about six hours.

Similarly, as reported by the Xinhua website on Friday (17/2).

The cosmonauts are wearing costumes made ​​by the Russian Orlan space-MK, which uses a computerized system. Costume design will eliminate the mechanical arms cargo from the ISS docking module and the module is placed on scientific Poisk.

In addition, they also plan to make additional anti-meteorite shield on Zvezda module, and do some other work if time allows.

ISS crew currently consists of six members, including Anton Shkaplerov, and Oleg Kononenko Anatoli Ivanishin of Russia. While 3 others are Donald Pettit and Daniel Burbank of NASA, and Andre Kuipers of the European Space Agency

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