extravehicular

Related to extravehicular: EVA suit, Spacewalking

extravehicular

(ˌɛkstrəvɪˈhɪkjʊlə)
adj
(Astronautics) occurring or used outside a spacecraft, either in space or on the surface of the moon or another planet: extravehicular activity.

ex•tra•ve•hic•u•lar

(ˌɛk strə viˈhɪk yə lər)

adj.
performed or occurring outside an orbiting spacecraft.
[1960–65]
Translations

extravehicular

[ˌekstrəvɪˈhɪkjʊləʳ] ADJfuera de la nave

extravehicular

adj (Space) → außerhalb des Raumfahrzeugs
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Hague will be extravehicular crew member 1 (EV1) wearing the spacesuit with the red stripes, and Morgan will be extravehicular crew member 2 (EV2) wearing the suit with no stripes.
Visitors looking at the Extravehicular Mobility Unit, a space suit that provides environmental protecton, mobility, life support and communications for astronauts outside the spacecraft, at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Space Centre's Science event in Dubai on Monday 21 January 2019.
This July 20, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows the Mission Operations Control Room (MOCR) in the Mission Control Center (MCC), Building 30, during the Apollo 11 lunar extravehicular activity (EVA)
For the task, Kononenko was designated as extravehicular crew member 1 (EV1) and wore a suite with red stripes while Ovchinin sported a suit with blue stripes and was identified as EV2, according to a (https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-television-to-air-russian-spacewalk-at-international-space-station-0) statement from NASA.
As part of the SMAEC II contract, SAIC will provide services to the International Space Station, Orion and Commercial Crew Programs and the Extravehicular Activity Project Office.
A spacewalk, also called EVA (extravehicular activity), is when an astronaut leaves their vehicle and goes out in space.
Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot for the first lunar landing mission, salutes the deployed United States flag during Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the lunar surface, on July 20, 1969.
On 23 May 2017, Dr Whitson donned a spacesuit to go on her 10th extravehicular activity - to fix a data relay box.
By anyone's estimation, a spacewalk - or extravehicular activity (EVA) to use the official term - is extremely dangerous.
Maintenance of C[O.sub.2] production in low gravity will have implications when calibrating extravehicular activity (EVA) suits for excursions on Mars (13).
Astronauts strongly rely on the use of their upper limbs to control their movements and to operate and perform tasks onboard or outside ISS during extravehicular activities (EVAs).
Soon he will start training for extravehicular activity (EVA) or space walks, in the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston.

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