ISS astronauts conduct spacewalk for repairs
03 December 2019 | 3:32 pm
Astronauts perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. This spacewalk is a third in the series of spacewalks aimed at repairing the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, a cosmic ray detector.
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