Russian cosmonauts have successfully completed the spacewalk

2018
05
Feb

Russian cosmonauts Alexandr Misurkin and Anton Shkaplerov completed  the first spacewalk in 2018 outside the International space Station. This spacewalk was the fourth for Alexandr Misurkin. Anton Shkaplerov completed his second spacewalk.

The duration of the walk in the conditions of outer space was 8 - hours 12 - minutes.  This spacewalk became the longest in the history of Russia's space program. Anton Shkaplerov worked in the spacesuit Orlan  MK. Alexandr Misurkin wore an upgraded Orlan MKS with an improved temperature control system and a synthetic containment.

Cosmonauts  Alexandr Misurkin and Anton Shkaplerov feel well after returning to the station.

As part of the 44th spacewalk planned for the Russian program spacewalkers accomplished all of their planned tasks.