PROFILE: Emmanuel Macron poised to become France’s youngest presidentWorld April 24, 6:44
North Korea ready to carry out nuclear test at any time — South Korean paperWorld April 24, 5:56
Swedish think tank SIPRI puts Russia in world’s top three biggest defense spendersMilitary & Defense April 24, 4:35
Ukraine reconciliation meeting in Minsk postponed over OSCE car blastWorld April 24, 3:21
Macron announces his victory in first round of French presidential voteWorld April 24, 1:29
Le Pen gets 23.08%, Macron - 23.11% after 33 mln votes counted — Interior MinistryWorld April 23, 23:58
Preliminary results of French polls reveal defeat of two leading partiesWorld April 23, 22:49
Macron, Le Pen lead in first round of French election — TVWorld April 23, 21:33
Russian Foreign Ministry slams OSCE car incident in Donbass as 'provocation'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 23, 19:41
“Artemyev and Skvortsov opened the hatches of the docking module Pirs at 18:10 and began extravehicular activities,” the Mission Control Centre told ITAR-TASS on Thursday, June 19.
During their six-hour spacewalk, Artemyev and Skvortsov will install new equipment and take samples for bacteria on the station’s surface. “All work will be performed on the module Zvezda,” the Mission Control said.
The other members of the ISS crew - Maxim Surayev of Russia, Steven Swanson and Gregory Wiseman of NASA, and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency will be assisting their colleagues from inside the station.
The spacewalk is scheduled to be completed at 00:16 Moscow time.