Saturday, November 22, 2008

Spacewalk #3 Going Well

SLN: Up to the Minute, I'm Charles Atkeison. Two spacewalking astronauts are performing the right solar array rotary joint repairs this afternoon on the longest walk of the Endeavour mission.
Spacewalk number three began earlier than planned today at 1:01 pm EST, from the space station Quest airlock.
Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper and Steve Bowen are performing a very quiet and non-exciting walk in space as they use their handyman skills to clean and relube [with a dry grease gun] bearing sections to help the right side space station's solar array to move such as a water wheel does.
At an Endeavour MET+ 7 days, 18 hrs, 40 minutes, this is

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