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space·walk

or space walk  (spās′:wôlk′)
n.
A stint of extravehicular activity by an astronaut in space.

space′walk′ v.
space′walk′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.space walk - any kind of physical activity outside a spacecraft by one of the crewspace walk - any kind of physical activity outside a spacecraft by one of the crew
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
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Talking about Tim's love of science and space travel, the rigorous training he had to go through, his space walk and all the other exciting things that happened whilst he was in space.
Here are shots of a space walk session while on the dark side of the Earth, and one of the unlit 'hallways' of the ISS.
Sent on a space walk to replace an electrical box at the edge of the station after his first month on board, he admitted looking into "black, black nothing was intimidating".
Sent on a space walk to replace an electrical box at the edge of the station, Tim said: "There was nothing but the blackest black and planet earth was beneath me.
He took part in more than 250 experiments, did a space walk, ran the London Marathon on a treadmill and inspired more than a million schoolchildren.
Major Peake, who will spend six months in space, recently made history by becoming the first British astronaut to perform a space walk.
Tim Peake became the first astronaut representing Britain to carry out a space walk when he left the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday, generating huge interest back in his homeland.
A Space Walk will also be organized on the same day to bring awareness among the people about the space technology, applications and navigation.
American Dr Marshburn was a physician on the International Space Station and completed a space walk to fix a broken pipe.
Rick treated his 69,000 followers to a selfie during a space walk, complaining the bulky suit was ruining the image.
And there's real drama, when a valve in a coolant pump fails and Rick and Mike Hopkins, who is on his first mission, have to make a 13-hour space walk to repair it.
NASA authorities say they expects the first space walk, on Saturday, will last about six-and-a-half hours.