Russian cosmonauts break record for the longest space walk

2018-02-08 02:47:52 GMT2018-02-08 10:47:52(Beijing Time) Sina English
Two cosmonauts have completed the longest ever Russian spacewalk spending 8 hours and 13 minutes outside of their rocket to install a new communications antenna. Expedition 54 Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos completed the spacewalk - making it the longest Russian spacewalk in history - breaking the previous record of 8 hours and 7 minutes. Stunning pictures show the two cosmonauts working methodically to install the antenna with the blue hue of planet earth illuminating their expedition. (Photo/VCG) Two cosmonauts have completed the longest ever Russian spacewalk spending 8 hours and 13 minutes outside of their rocket to install a new communications antenna. Expedition 54 Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos completed the spacewalk - making it the longest Russian spacewalk in history - breaking the previous record of 8 hours and 7 minutes. Stunning pictures show the two cosmonauts working methodically to install the antenna with the blue hue of planet earth illuminating their expedition. (Photo/VCG)
Two cosmonauts have completed the longest ever Russian spacewalk spending 8 hours and 13 minutes outside of their rocket to install a new communications antenna. Expedition 54 Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos completed the spacewalk - making it the longest Russian spacewalk in history - breaking the previous record of 8 hours and 7 minutes. Stunning pictures show the two cosmonauts working methodically to install the antenna with the blue hue of planet earth illuminating their expedition. (Photo/VCG) Two cosmonauts have completed the longest ever Russian spacewalk spending 8 hours and 13 minutes outside of their rocket to install a new communications antenna. Expedition 54 Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos completed the spacewalk - making it the longest Russian spacewalk in history - breaking the previous record of 8 hours and 7 minutes. Stunning pictures show the two cosmonauts working methodically to install the antenna with the blue hue of planet earth illuminating their expedition. (Photo/VCG)
Two cosmonauts have completed the longest ever Russian spacewalk spending 8 hours and 13 minutes outside of their rocket to install a new communications antenna. Expedition 54 Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos completed the spacewalk - making it the longest Russian spacewalk in history - breaking the previous record of 8 hours and 7 minutes. Stunning pictures show the two cosmonauts working methodically to install the antenna with the blue hue of planet earth illuminating their expedition. (Photo/VCG) Two cosmonauts have completed the longest ever Russian spacewalk spending 8 hours and 13 minutes outside of their rocket to install a new communications antenna. Expedition 54 Commander Alexander Misurkin and Flight Engineer Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian space agency Roscosmos completed the spacewalk - making it the longest Russian spacewalk in history - breaking the previous record of 8 hours and 7 minutes. Stunning pictures show the two cosmonauts working methodically to install the antenna with the blue hue of planet earth illuminating their expedition. (Photo/VCG)
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