By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 30, 2017, 02:04
Duration : 01:12
Astronaut Peggy Whitson readyt to break spacewalk record
Expedition 50 Flight Engineer and astronaut Peggy Whitson is geared up to break the spacewalk record after she goes on her eighth spacewalk. Whitson, will thereby surpass astronaut Suni Williams' record for most spacewalks by a female spacewoman. Whitson along with Kimbrough finish cable connections at the Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 just recently attached to the Harmony module’s space-facing port. This will be the 199th spacewalk in support of space station assembly and maintenance. A third spacewalk is scheduled for Thursday, April 6.