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FIRST ALL-FEMALE SPACEWALK (McClain, Koch), Mar 29, 2019, Earth orbit, 8:20 am ET (NASA TV)

International Space Station (ISS) astronauts will perform a series of three spacewalks from March 22-April 8, 2019.  NASA TV will provide coverage of all them, each of which will last approximately 6.5 hours.

The spacewalk on March 29 will be conducted by NASA astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch, the first spacewalk ever to involve an all-female crew.  McClain will also participate in a March 22 spacewalk with NASA astronaut Nick Hague.

The full spacewalk schedule as of March 17 is as follows:

Date: March 22, 2019, 8:05 am ET
Spacewalkers: Anne McClain (NASA), Nick Hague (NASA)

Date: March 29, 2019, 8:20 am ET
Spacewalkers: Anne McClain (NASA), Christina Koch (NASA)

Date: April 8, 2019, time TBA
Spacewalkers: Nick Hague (NASA), David Saint-Jacques (Canadian Space Agency)

 

NASA describes the spacewalks as follows:

“McClain, Saint-Jacques, Hague and Koch also are all scheduled for the first spacewalks of their careers to continue upgrades to the orbital laboratory. McClain and Hague are scheduled to begin work to upgrade the power system March 22, and McClain and Koch will complete the upgrades to two station power channels during a March 29 spacewalk. This will be the first-ever spacewalk with all-female spacewalkers. Hague and Saint-Jacques will install hardware for a future science platform during an April 8 spacewalk.”

Details

Date:
March 29
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm