Astronaut Jack Fischer shared this picture of astronaut Peggy Whitson working during yesterday's spacewalk, saying "A spacewalk is like taking off the blinders to the enormous beauty of our world.
May 13 | 2017
" Friday's 200th spacewalk in support of the International Space Station (@iss) officially lasted 4 hours and 13 minutes. During their time working outside station, astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer were able to install a new avionics box that will supply electricity and data connections to science experiments. They also completed additional tasks to install a connector that will route data to the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, which detects and studies cosmic rays, as well as installed a protective shield on an external part of the station. Credits: NASA