Astronaut Reid Wiseman completes first spacewalk for Expedition 41

Date:9 October 2014 Tags:, , , ,

On 7 October, Nasa astronaut Reid Wiseman (pictured here) and European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst completed the first of three spacewalks for the Expedition 41 crew aboard the International Space Station. The spacewalkers worked outside the space station’s Quest airlock for 6 hours and 13 minutes, relocating a failed cooling pump to external stowage and installing gear that provides back up power to external robotics equipment.

Image credit: Nasa/ESA/Alexander Gerst