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Astronauts Prepare International Space Station For New Solar Panels

NASA astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover put on mounting brackets during a space walk Sunday.
Posted at 3:37 PM, Mar 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-01 17:37:00-05

Astronauts on the International Space Station are getting the spacecraft ready for new high-efficiency solar panels.

And this is how they're doing it: Kate Rubins and Victor Glover put on mounting brackets during a space walk yesterday. The mounting brackets are about 8 feet.

The job isn't finished just yet. The solar panels are arriving at the space station later this year. 


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