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No selfie this time, ISS next spacewalk to focus on replacing battery; NASA plans more soon

International Business Times | 31/01/2021 06:45 PM | Click to read full article

Ever since NASA astronaut and Expedition 63 Commander Chris Cassidy took an epic "space-selfie" during a spacewalk at the International Space Station in July 2020, expectations run high every time NASA announces a spacewalk.

Besides taking up the complete cabling for the installation of the European science platform, the Feb. 1 spacewalk will complete long-term battery upgrade work from about 7 a.m., that will last about six and a half hours.