Cosmonauts leave space station for six-hour space walk

October 22, 2014 3:26 PM

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Cosmonauts leave space station for six-hour space walk

(Reuters) - Two Russian cosmonauts floated outside the International Space Station on Wednesday for a six-hour space walk to replace science experiments and jettison two unneeded antennas.

Station commander Maxim Suraev and flight engineer Alexander Samokutyaev left the station’s Pirs module at 9:28 a.m. EDT (1328 GMT) as the complex sailed 260 miles (418 km) above the planet.

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