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POSTPONED

NASA BRIEFING ON UPCOMING SPACEWALK, ?, virtual, 2:00 pm ET

Update, August 23:  NASA just announced that the spacewalk has been postponed due to a “minor medical issue involving Vande Hei. This issue is not a medical emergency.” NASA still deciding when it will take place, but will be after SpX-23 and the Russian spacewalks.

Original Entry: NASA will hold a news conference on August 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm ET to discuss the upcoming August 24 spacewalk by JAXA astronaut Aki Hoshide and NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei.

The news conference will air on NASA Television, the agency’s website, and the NASA app.

Briefing participants are:

  • Jeff Arend, NASA International Space Station Program systems engineering integration office manager.
  • Adi Boulos, NASA spacewalk flight director.
  • Sandy Moore, NASA spacewalk officer.

Details

Date:
August 23
Time:
2:00 pm - 11:00 pm