Spacewalkers Prepare ISS For Final Roll Out Solar Array Installs

Astronauts Nicole Mann and Koichi Wakata conduct a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Feb. 2.

HOUSTON—Two astronauts finished preparations for the future installation of a final pair of ISS Roll Out Solar Arrays (iROSAs) to complete a major upgrade to International Space Station’s solar power generation system during a nearly 7 hr. spacewalk on Feb. 2. The excursion was conducted by NASA...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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