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Astronauts install new batteries outside the International Space Station


Astronauts install new batteries outside the International Space Station Two NASA astronauts ventured outside the 20-year-old International Space Station to replace aging nickel-hydrogen batteries with fresh lithium-ion units. Floating outside the Quest airlock to begin the 6.5-hour-long U.S. EVA-52 was NASA’s Anne McClain and Nick Hague, both Expedition 59 flight engineers. Their task was to make their way to the P4 truss segment located on the port side of the outpost before beginning work to install three adapter plates and shuffle several batteries.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Insider - Mar 24)

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