facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Cosmonauts complete spacewalk

Dec. 28, 2013 at 12:02 PM   |   Comments

MOSCOW, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Two cosmonauts completed a spacewalk Saturday to replace equipment on the outside of the International Space Station, Russian space officials said.

Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazansky installed new equipment including high-resolution cameras to photograph Earth and a foothold for future spacewalks, RIA Novosti reported.

They also removed old experiment equipment during the spacewalk.

This was Kotov's fifth spacewalk, and Ryazansky's second -- the first of which came last month when he and Kotov carried the Olympic torch into open space for the first time.

Topics: Oleg Kotov
© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Shellfish-inspired waterproof glue could help repair ships Shellfish-inspired waterproof glue could help repair ships
2
Iceland grows as Bardarbunga volcano continues to spew lava Iceland grows as Bardarbunga volcano continues to spew lava
3
Android phones to join iPhone in saying no to the police Android phones to join iPhone in saying no to the police
4
Latest Ebola outbreak spreading much faster than in the past Latest Ebola outbreak spreading much faster than in the past
5
Pennsylvania officials issue $4.15 million fine to fracking company Pennsylvania officials issue $4.15 million fine to fracking company
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback