On Friday, August 16 and Thursday August 22, NASA TV will broadcast live spacewalk outside the International Space Station, two Russian cosmonauts. Two Russian cosmonaut flight engineers - Fedor and Alexander Jurchihin Misurkin, leave the airlock, "Pierce" at about 10:40 in the morning and come out into open space,
planned work outside the ISS will last about 6ti and a half hours. They plan to continue laying the power cable and power cable to the future accession of the Russian Multipurpose Laboratory Module, which will arrive at the space station aboard a rocket "Proton-M". Recall that the launch of the rocket is scheduled for September of this year from the Baikonur "cosmodrome" in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The astronauts also will install the module special, experimental panel for the collection of data on the phenomenon of micro-gravity in low Earth orbit. This will be the 172 and 173 spacewalk for station maintenance and data collection on this International Space Station. For Fyodor Yurchikhin it was the eighth spacewalk, and for only the third Misurkin Alexander.
Fyodor Yurchikhin will be dressed in the domestic space suit "Orlan" with red stripes Misurkin will be dressed in the same suit, but with blue stripes and the American helmet equipped with a camera for shooting high-quality workflow in open space.