First spacewalk of STS-131 complete

Rick Mastracchio & Clay Anderson completed the 234th US spacewalk and the first extra vehicular activity (EVA) of the space shuttle Discovery’s mission STS-131 to the International Space Station. The whole thing was captured on NASA TV (not as much as usual due to some transmission failures) and later uploaded to NASA’s Youtube Channel:

If you want to spot the ISS from where you live, then check Heavens Above to see if it is scheduled to go over you area anytime soon. NASA has a twitter feed that it regularly updates with snippets of information and reminders here.

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