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Joined on 19 December, 2007
"The plan for this is to install a new structure out on [the P6 truss] so that we can install two new solar arrays."- Spacewalk officer Art Thomason describes the work @NASA_Astronauts will perform on Sunday's spacewalk to support upgrading the @Space_Station's solar arrays.
"The on-orbit crew this week has been very busy.. They've been working a lot on making sure that they have all their procedures reviewed & all their training completed." - Flight director Marcos Flores explains how the @Space_Station crew is preparing for Sunday's spacewalk:
Coming up at 2 p.m. ET today on @NASA TV, @Space_Station officials discuss the upcoming 235th & 236th spacewalks in support of station assembly, maintenance, and upgrades set for Feb. 28 & March 5.
🐘 Don't forget to submit your questions using #AskNASA!
👨🏾🚀 Former NASA astronaut Alvin Drew waved as he became the 200th person to walk in the vastness of space! Drew conducted this spacewalk as a member of the six-person crew on the final mission of space shuttle Discovery. Get to know him: #BlackHistoryMonth
ICYMI: Astronauts aboard the @Space_Station welcomed the S.S. Katherine Johnson to the orbital lab – a Cygnus cargo spacecraft dedicated to the @NASA_Langley mathematician & "Hidden Figure," whose calculations helped put the 1st American in orbit around Earth. #BlackHistoryMonth
We landed on Mars, but our mission is just beginning! Continue the adventure with @NASA's Mission to Mars Student Challenge! We're adding two bonus weeks with new lessons, activities, and videos for students.
Join the challenge today and explore more at
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