May 18, 2024



Wow! NASA photographer spots space station crossing the sun during spacewalk (video)

By Tereza Pultarova – Senior Writer

A NASA photographer captured an amazing sight Friday (June 25) when the International Space Station crossed the sun while two astronauts were spacewalking outside. 

In a series of photos, NASA photographer Joel Kowsky captured the station’s solar transit, as the event is called, as astronauts Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency and Shane Kimbrough of NASA worked outside to install a new Roll-Out Solar Array (iROSA) on the orbiting laboratory. NASA combined the images into a time-lapse video and mosaic.

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