12 Nov '17, 4pm

Air Force astronaut: When spacewalking, ‘that first step is a doozy’ https://t.co/Tq3wSTGAlX

Fischer, an Air Force pilot and Air Force Academy graduate, spent about five months aboard the International Space Station as a flight engineer during his first trip to outer space, before returning in early September. During that time, he conducted two spacewalks and worked on about 300 experiments with his companions, space station Commander Peggy Whitson, who broke the American record for most cumulative days in space shortly after Fischer arrived, and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin.

Full article: https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2017/11...

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