Astronaut Performs First Spacewalk
August 31, 2019
August 21, 2019 - West Point graduate, physician and NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan works with fellow astronaut Nick Hague (not shown) outside the International Space Station during a six-hour and 32-minute spacewalk (Morgan's first) to install the orbiting lab’s second commercial crew vehicle docking port, the International Docking Adapter-3 (IDA-3) to the Pressurized Mating Adapter-3 on the space-facing side of the station’s Harmony module.
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft will dock at the adapters in the near future when bringing astronauts to the station as part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
(Image created by USA Patriotism! from NASA courtesy photo)