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Video: On March 24, ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet was joined by NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The outing was fairly routine, but this footage captured by Pesquet gives all of us stuck here on Earth an amazing first-person look of what it's like to be an astronaut looking down on our planet.
Astronaut Peggy Whitson is no stranger to breaking barriers: In addition to becoming the first woman commander of the International Space Station (ISS), the Iowa native has logged 377 days in space between two missions — the most of any American spacewoman to date. Now, on her third mission aboard the ISS, Whitson is racking up even more impressive feats — today, she performed her eighth spacewalk, setting the record for most spacewalks performed by a woman.
The crew of the International Space Station has taken the ubiquitous Mannequin Challenge as far as it can go — 418km above Earth's surface.
Video: Home improvement projects are rarely interesting, unless you're an astronaut. Right now NASA's Kate Rubins and Jeff Williams are installing the first of two new docking adaptors into the side of the International Space Station which will accommodate Boeing and SpaceX crafts.
After NASA's lacklustre attempt last Thursday to inflate BEAM, an expandable activity module, it had considerably more success Saturday.