Expedition 53 spacewalk

Expedition 53 spacewalk

During the Expedition 53 spacewalk, Joe Acaba and Randy “Komrade” Bresnik refurbished the Canadarm2 robotic arm and the Dextre robotic arm extension.

For the Expedition 53, Soyuz MS-05 launched on July 28, 2017, transporting Randy Bresnik, Sergey Ryzhikov, and Paolo Nespoli, who would make up the Expedition 52/53 crew. MS-05 docked with the Rassvet (MRM-1) module six hours later. Then, on September 13, 2017, Soyuz MS-06 launched, transporting Alexander Misurkin, Mark T. Vande Hei, and Joe Acaba. MS-06 docked with the Poisk (MRM-2) module six hours later.

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