NASA is previewing the next spacewalk by the International Space Station Expedition 12 crew at 2 p.m. EST, Friday, Jan. 27 from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston. The event airs live on NASA TV with questions from media at participating agency locations.

The spacewalk by station Commander Bill McArthur and Flight Engineer Valery Tokarev is Feb. 3. It airs live on NASA TV with coverage starting at 4:30 p.m. EST. The six-hour spacewalk starts at 5:20 p.m. EST.

Media briefing participants:

  • Kirk Shireman, deputy station program manager
  • Kwatsi Alibaruho, extra-vehicular activity flight director
  • Anna Jarvis, Expedition 12 extra-vehicular activity officer
  • Julie Robinson, deputy station program scientist

NASA TV’s Public, Education and Media channels are available on an MPEG-2 digital C-band signal accessed via satellite AMC-6, at 72 degrees west longitude, transponder 17C, 4040 MHz, vertical polarization. In Alaska and Hawaii, they’re on AMC-7 at 137 degrees west longitude, transponder 18C, at 4060 MHz, horizontal polarization. For digital downlink information and access to NASA TV’s Public Channel on the Web, visit:

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