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Success for ISS spacewalk number 163

We previously reported on a preview spacewalk that took place yesterday. Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 32 Commander Gennady Padalka and Flight Engineer Yuri Malenchenko conducted the spacewalk. To attach micrometeoroid debris panels to the Zvezda Service Module, relocate a cargo boom from the Pirs Docking Compartment to the Zarya module, deploy a small engineering test satellite and collect science samples. It was the 163rd spacewalk in support of station assembly and maintenance, the ninth in Padalka’s career and the fifth for Malenchenko.

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