Earlier, Rogozin had said on Friday that the maneuver to avoid the debris of a US rocket launched in 1994 was scheduled for 10:58 Moscow time. The trajectory had to be adjusted by the thrusters of the Progress MS-18 space cargo ship, which was attached to the station.
The next six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk was successfully carried out on Thursday, with NASA astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron replacing a malfunctioning communications antenna and completing the missions. other “go ahead” tasks.
Thursday’s walk is the 245th conducted to assemble, maintain and upgrade the space station, which has served as the center of continuous low-Earth orbit for humans for 21 years.