Russian cosmonauts launch nano-satellite on spacewalk
Two Russian cosmonauts have set off on a spacewalk from the International Space Station (ISS) to launch a nano-satellite.
Flight engineers Oleg Artemyev and Aleksandr Skvortsov launched a small satellite named Chasqui I.
It is a joint project between the Russian Federal Space Agency and the Peruvian government.
The two astronauts are also carrying out maintenance on the ISS during the spacewalk..
18 Aug 2014
- From the section Science & Environment