Two astronauts have changed batteries outdoors the Worldwide House Station in what ought to have been the primary all-female spacewalk.
Anne McClain was attributable to be part of Christina Koch for the mission on Friday, however was pressured to tug out attributable to a scarcity of medium-sized fits.
Nick Hague changed her and joined Koch in putting in new and stronger batteries for the station’s solar energy grid.
Its outdated nickel-hydrogen ones are being swapped out for lithium-ion ones, which retailer energy collected by the photo voltaic wings and hold the outpost working when it is on the evening facet of Earth.
Mr Hague and Ms Koch arrived on the house station two weeks in the past.
A 3rd spacewalk is deliberate for eight April, however that may also be blended gender.