ISS, July 21. /TASS/. Roscosmos cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev, who is also a reporter for TASS, and European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti launched 10 nanosatellites during their spacewalk on Thursday, the highest number of small spacecraft to be launched during a single spacewalk ever.
Roscosmos is broadcasting the spacewalk on its website.
The ISS crew members launched six nanosatellites UZGU-55 № 5-10, which had been delivered to the ISS onboard Progress MS-19 in February, and spacecraft UZGU-55 № 11-12 and Tsiolkovsky-Ryazan No. 1 and No. 2, which had been delivered on the Progress MS-20.