Daily Archives: 07.10.2019

Spacewalkers Begin Three-Week EVA Marathon to Replace Space Station Batteries

Today’s battery replacement task centered on the P-6 truss segment, circled. Photo Credit: NASA/Twitter Veteran spacewalkers Christina Koch and Drew Morgan wrapped up a multi-hour session of Extravehicular Activity (EVA) yesterday to begin replacing old nickel-hydrogen batteries in the P-6 truss of the International Space Station (ISS) with upgraded lithium-ion units and associated adapter plates. The two astronauts—both of whom ...

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