November 2013

Spacewalking Cosmonauts Exchange Olympic Torch, Wrestle with External Hardware

November 9th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , |

Spacewalking cosmonauts Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy carried out the first Olympic torch exchange in the vacuum of space Saturday. The ceremonial gesture outside the International Space Station kicked off a near six hour spacewalk devoted primarily to the outfitting of an external work station on the orbiting lab's Russian [...]