Live Now: Spacewalk at the International Space Station

NASA spacewalk

Two astronauts switched their spacesuits to battery power this morning at 8:01 a.m., EDT aboard the International Space Station to begin a spacewalk planned to last about six-and-a-half hours. Expedition 59 Flight Engineers Nick Hague and Anne McClain of NASA are installing adapter plates and hook up electrical connections for three of six new lithium-ion batteries installed on the station.