The Worldwide House Station has been in orbit since 1998. Digicam expertise has come a good distance since then. Astronauts out on a spacewalk on Friday simply put in a brand new enhanced HD digicam and Nasa posted a primary take a look at its eye-catching capabilities. It offers viewers a a lot crisper take a look at exterior actions like Friday’s spacewalk.
NASA astronaut Joseph Acaba did the set up honors and NASA rapidly took benefit of the high-definition video to indicate Acaba engaged on one other a part of the station’s exterior along with his ft floating free throughout a livestream.
This was the third of three spacewalks scheduled in October to deal with upkeep and alternative of kit outdoors the ISS.
Earlier this month, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik snapped a difficult selfie whereas in his spacesuit and likened the expertise to triggering a shutter button whereas sporting oven mitts.
Immediately’s profitable spacewalk lasted for over six hours and the astronauts returned safely to the within of the station.