Russian astronauts set a record for time spent in the open space




Russian astronauts set a record for time spent in the open space

On Friday, December 27, two Russian cosmonauts carried out the longest in the history of Russian space access to the open space . Total Time Spent outside the walls of the ISS was 8:00 and 7 minutes.

Spacewalk carried expedition commander ISS -58 Oleg Kotov and Flight Engineer Sergei Ryazan, in order to install two cameras of high and medium resolution, which are part of the Canadian-Russian project. These cameras have been provided by the Canadian company UrtheCast Corp. in order to get photos and videos of the globe, reports dailytechinfo.

However, unfortunately, the original goal was not achieved. After the installation of cameras in a special area on the module “Zvezda” and connect to electricity, and the camera may not work properly. This has resulted in their removal and return inside for further diagnosis and repair.

Output Russian cosmonauts EVA lasted longer than originally anticipated. Total output time was 8:00 and 7 minutes, which is a record of Russian space exploration. However, the world record set by U.S. astronauts Susan Helms (Susan Helms) and Jim Foss (Jim Voss), which is 8 hours, and 56 minutes, Russian astronauts was not beaten.
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