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Astronauts in Atlantis to make first space walk

17 May 2010, 12:18 UTC
Astronauts in Atlantis to make first space walk
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In my previous post i wrote about Atlantis final journey in space . Now the astronauts in Shuttle Atlantis will do their first space walk in space.There are 6 crew members in Atlantis and they will be there till next week.It is said that mission specialists Garrett Reisman and Steve Bowen will venture outside the platform for about 6.5 hours to install an antenna and a robot tool tray.Bowen is making his fourth spacewalk and Reisman is making his second.The other key tasks will include the replacement of six large batteries and the addition to the underside of the platform of a Russian docking and storage module.

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