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Astronauts of NASA completes spacewalk for ISS repair

“After six hours and 49 minutes, today’s #spacewalk officially ended at 2.36 p.m.,” NASA tweeted on Friday night. “The duo completed all planned tasks.”

Randy Bresnik and Joe Acaba officially began the spacewalk at 7.47 a.m., when they switched their spacesuits to battery power and floated out into the vacuum of space., reports Xinhua news agency.

During the spacewalk, the astronauts replaced a camera system on the Canadarm2 robotic arm’s “hand” known as “latching end effector” that spacewalkers installed on October 5, a high definition camera on the starboard truss of the station and replaced a fuse on the Dextre robotic arm extension.In addition, the two worked quickly and were able to complete several “get ahead” tasks, NASA said.

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