NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio performs work outside the International Space Station as part of first spacewalk, which lasted about hours. Mastracchio returned from his latest stay aboard the space station in May Image Credit: NASA
Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Participates in Spacewalk
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Astronauts Complete Series of Three Spacewalks On Sunday, March Expedition 42 Flight Engineer Terry Virts and Commander Barry "Butch" Wilmore ventured outside the International Space Station for their third spacewalk in eight days.
March is the annual celebration of National Women's History Month. In this image from Jan. Expedition 16 commander Peggy Whitson, the first female commander of the International Space Station, participates in a seven hour, ten minute spacewalk.
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