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Sun 17th October 2021 | 07:20 AM
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 17th October, 2021) A total of six spacewalks are going to be carried out from the US segment of the International Space Station (ISS) next year, according to the latest flight schedule obtained by Sputnik.
Two spacewalks are planned for February 2022.
The first one will be carried out by NASA astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Mark Vande Hei. Marshburn will also participate in the second spacewalk, together with NASA astronaut Kayla Barron.
Meanwhile Russian cosmonauts plan to carry out nine spacewalks next year.