View Full Version : Astronauts Complete First Spacewalk

2005-Oct-25, 03:46 AM
SUMMARY: Endeavour Astronauts Franklin Chang-Díaz and Philippe Perrin performed a 7-hour, 14-minute spacewalk on Sunday, completing all the tasks on their plate. The astronauts installed a Power and Data Grapple Fixture to the station’s P6 truss, which will be used as a handle to move the truss around in the future. They also retrieved micrometeorite shields from the shuttle, which will be installed in July. Finally, the took a look at a gyroscope that recently failed on the station to help determine what might have caused it to malfunction.

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