SpaceX’s Crew Dragon astronauts Chris Cassidy and Robert Behnken will conduct a spacewalk on Friday May 26th to replace batteries on one of the stations power channels. On July 1st they will conduct a second spacewalk for nearly seven hours. NASA will provide coverage on both spacewalks. Check out more about this exciting news!
Astronaut Doug Hurley who launched on May 31st will help both astronauts into their suits. In the following months the batteries on a second power channel will also be replaced.
The return of astronauts Behnken and Hurley is planned for August 2nd. In the future, four more astronauts are planned to launch in another Crew Dragon spacecraft called Crew-1 which is currently going through system checks on Earth.