a task or mission performed by an astronaut outside a spacecraft in space.
to execute a task or mission outside a spacecraft in space.
- space·walk·er, noun
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How to use spacewalk in a sentence
The type used on spacewalks outside the ISS will not require the same flexibility.New Lunar Spacesuits to Set NASA Back $3.5 Billion | Jeffrey Kluger | June 3, 2022 | Time
Like if you’re doing a spacewalk, and you’re going out in this suit, you open the door, and you’re feeling the sun is there.How astronauts deal with the boring parts of being in space | Neel V. Patel | June 23, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
The story, written by Penna and Ryan Morrison, has its tense moments, including the requisite spacewalk.Netflix's Pensive Stowaway Tangles with Issues of Morality, and Selfhood, in Space | Stephanie Zacharek | April 22, 2021 | Time
British Dictionary definitions for spacewalk
the act or an instance of floating and manoeuvring in space, outside but attached by a lifeline to a spacecraft: Technical name: extravehicular activity
(intr) to float and manoeuvre in space while outside but attached to a spacecraft
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