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Astronauts embark on six and a half hour spacewalk

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 00:48

Aug. 30 - Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide makes his first spacewalk to replace a camera and set up power cables outside the International Space Station. Deborah Gembara reports.

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TV AND WEB RESTRICTIONS~**NONE*~ Regular maintenance -- that what these two astronauts were taking care of when they floated out of the International space station. Over a period of six and half hours, there job is to place a camera, and set up power cables for a laboratory that is scheduled to come next year. It was Japanese astronaut Akihiko Hoshide's first space walk and American Suni Williams' fifth.

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Astronauts embark on six and a half hour spacewalk

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 00:48