Astronauts on a Third Spacewalk to Finish a Difficult Cable Job

March 3, 2015 7:51 AM

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Fla. CAPE CANAVERAL – Spacewalking astronauts stepped at the Global Space Platform for a third time in a single week on Sunday to resolve a substantial, difficult cable television task.

The work, including almost 800 feet of cable television over three different spacewalks is required for innovative crew capsules custom-built by NASA. Some docking ports will fly later in 2015 with astronauts aboard, followed closely by the capsules, in 2017.

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