HOUSTON – Astronauts Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst successfully kicked off a series of NASA-managed spacewalks outside the International Space Station on Oct. 7 that ultimately will reconfigure the U.S. segment to receive U.S. commercial crew spacecraft operated by Boeing and SpaceX. The 6-hr.,13-min. excursion, which ended at 2:43 p.m. EDT, marked the first scheduled U.S. spacewalk since the July 2013 outing in which cooling system water leaked into the helmet of European Space ...


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