NASA astronauts spacewalk – level 3

08-12-2022 15:00

Astronauts Josh Cassada and Frank Rubio ventured into space for the longest spacewalk in both astronauts’ careers.

In an operation that took seven hours, the NASA astronauts delivered six new solar arrays for for the International Space Station (ISS). Space X’s Dragon cargo craft delivered the array on November 27, 2022, and it’ll provide the ISS with up to 30% more power. According to NASA, it’ll create a total of 120 kilowatts of energy during orbital daytime to support the station operations and scientific research.

Out of six to install, these solar arrays are the third and fourth. Overall, they will increase the station’s total available power to up to 215 kilowatts.

Difficult words: venture (to undertake an exciting or risky journey), array (an arrangement of things of a similar kind), orbital daytime (the length of day for a thing rotating around Earth)

You can watch the video news lower on this page.

What do you think about this news?


News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions

How to improve your English with News in Levels: 


  1. Do the test at Test Languages.
  2. Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.


  1. Read two news articles every day.
  2. Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.


  1. Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
  2. Listen to the news from today without reading the text.


  1. Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.


  1. Choose one person from the Skype section.
  2. Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.


Stock images by Depositphotos