By anyone's estimation, a spacewalk - or extravehicular
activity (EVA) to use the official term - is extremely dangerous.
Bartolomeo will be launched into the non-pressurized compartment of an ISS refueling vehicle and installed using a robotic system during an extravehicular
The final part of training consists of the preparation for an EVA or extravehicular
activity, popularly known as the spacewalk, rendezvous and docking, and performance training.
Spacewalks, also known as extravehicular
activities, are trips outside the ISS that crew members take to perform maintenance and installations on the outside of the massive station's capsules.
As with the past crews, they particularly enjoyed the extravehicular
activity (EVA) on an asteroid conducted with virtual reality technology.
The overseas travel has two-week breaks when Hague returns to Houston for training on the US systems and for extravehicular
activity (EVA), or spacewalks, and an opportunity to sleep in his own bed for a change.
The astronaut trains in extravehicular
activities, rovers, robotics, maintenance procedures.
Sellers, STS-I2I mission specialist, participates in the mission's third and final session of extravehicular
Evelyn's work at NASA's Virtual Reality Laboratory (VRLab) is used to train astronauts in extravehicular
Caption: A 1987 graduate of the Naval Academy, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Expedition 32 flight engineer, appears to touch the bright sun during the mission's third session of extravehicular
activity on Sept.
A five-flight veteran, he logged more than 58 days in space, including 58 hours and 30 minutes of extravehicular
activity during eight spacewalks.
ISLAMABAD -- NASA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the US first extravehicular
activity better known as a spacewalk through a number of commemorative features.