NASA astronauts are taking the second all-woman spacewalk today. Watch it live! – Space.com

NASA astronauts are taking the second all-woman spacewalk today. Watch it live! – Space.com

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Two NASA astronauts are taking a spacewalk outside the International Space Station today (Jan. 15), and you can watch all the action live online.

For the first spacewalk of the year, NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will spend about 6.5 hours working in the vacuum of space to continue replacing old nickel-hydrogen batteries on the station’s solar arrays with new lithium-ion batteries. The spacewalking duo began working to replace these batteries during a spacewalk together on Oct. 18, and that was the first all-woman spacewalk in history. 

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January 15, 2020 at 04:04PM

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