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Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Alex Ovchinin during the planned activities in outer space was removed from ISS in the towel, which had been abandoned ten years ago. Stream Eva walks leads “Roscosmos” on its official website.
This procedure was scheduled for the middle of the route, but the astronauts considered it more convenient to do it before. A towel was used to clean suits during operations in space.
Kononenko and Ovchinin put a towel in the container. It will be delivered to Earth where scientists can study the find.
Note that Kononenko this “space walk” for the fifth, for Ovchinin debut. The astronauts will install handrails on the Russian segment of the station, conduct scientific experiments and do the final cleaning.