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ISS: Parmitano and Morgan conduct spacewalk to repair cosmic ray detector

Space, ISS
December 02, 2019 at 23:47 GMT +00:00 · Published

Astronauts Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan from the Expedition 61 performed their third spacewalk on Monday to repair the cosmic ray detector.

Parmitano and Morgan installed and connected the new 350-pound (158,75 kg) cooling pump to the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer's (AMS) old tubes.

A team of engineers and scientists were supporting the mission from the ground.

The fourth spacewalk to continue the repair is reportedly expected.

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Astronauts Luca Parmitano and Andrew Morgan from the Expedition 61 performed their third spacewalk on Monday to repair the cosmic ray detector.

Parmitano and Morgan installed and connected the new 350-pound (158,75 kg) cooling pump to the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer's (AMS) old tubes.

A team of engineers and scientists were supporting the mission from the ground.

The fourth spacewalk to continue the repair is reportedly expected.

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