NASA flight engineer Kate Rubins and astronaut Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency conduct a spacewalk in the vicinity of the International Space Station.
During the 72nd walk, the astronauts will have to remove and replace a wireless video transceiver, as well as ventilate the ammonia circuit (Early Ammonia System) that is part of the ISS cooling system, among other tasks.
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The walk is expected to last around six and a half hours. On January 27, two NASA astronauts, Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover, carried out the first spacewalk of 2021.