News Archive / Tagged: EVA-47
NASA reports problem with newly installed robotic arm ‘hand’Derek RichardsonJanuary 27th, 2018
Just days after installing a new grapple fixture on the International Space Station’s robotic Canadarm2, NASA is working on a plan to re-install the old latching end effector (LEE) on an upcoming spacewalk after a problem was found with the new mechanism.
Astronauts replace Canadarm2 ‘hand’ on ISS in first spacewalk of 2018Derek RichardsonJanuary 23rd, 2018
The first spacewalk of 2018, U.S. EVA 47, is now in the history books after two NASA astronauts completed a nearly 7.5 hour extravehicular activity to replace an aging latching end effector on the International Space Station’s robotic Canadarm2.
NASA planning 2 spacewalks to replace Canadarm2 ‘hand’ despite US government shutdownBart LeahyJanuary 20th, 2018
Despite budget battles in Washington, D.C. resulting in a temporary shutdown of the U.S. federal government, NASA and the International Space Station's Expedition 54 crew still plan to carry out a pair of spacewalks to replace one of the 16-year-old "hands" on the outpost's robotic arm.