Plans for NASA's upcoming space shuttle were changed.
The March 29 task was supposed to be the first female path, but there would not be enough uniforms ready for Friday, so it would be done by a man and a woman, the NASA press release said on Monday. Koch and NASA astronaut Nick Haye could do the job.
The Hague and McClellan operated the first spacecraft out of a series of three on March 22nd.
They began to install lithium-ion batteries for a pair of solar grids at the International Space Station, according to the release.
While McClane was on the assignment – which was also her first walk in space ̵
However, there is only one medium solid upper torso in the space station that will be ready in time for the pedestrian exit, so Koch will
This will be Koch's first walk. She and The Hague will finish the installation of the batteries.
McClellan will be accompanied by an astronaut from Canadian space agency David Saint Jacques, although the tasks will be finalized after the end of the pedestrian cost.
Initially, the Hague and St. Jacques were scheduled to run April 8. Space paths, also called EVA, usually last between five and eight hours and are conducted so that astronauts can make repairs to the equipment or perform experiments. Each of the upcoming space trips on March 29 and April 8 is expected to last about six and a half hours, according to the announcement.