NASA astronauts spacewalk – level 1

08-12-2022 15:00

Two NASA astronauts go for a spacewalk. A spacewalk is work outside the spaceship. They spend more than 7 hours in open space.

The astronauts travel to the International Space Station in November 2022. Their job is to fix the station’s solar panels. The astronauts put in new panels. These panels will grow the station’s power by a lot.

Astronauts will put in six new sets of solar panels. The panels will make 215 kilowatts of power. The International Space Station needs more power for its operations and research.

Difficult words: open space (the area outside the spaceship; it is dangerous because a lot of gravity and objects are in space), kilowatt (an amount of electrical power), operation (work or active).

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