The first spacewalk by a European woman is live right now!

Follow live this afternoon, the spacewalk of the astronaut european Samantha Cristoforettiaccompanied by cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev. They will cross the airlock of the international space station from 3:30 p.m. Paris time. This is the first-ever spacewalk, or EVA, from theastronaut Italian arrived on board the ISS last April and the first for a European.

Their mission, during this spacewalk 400 kilometers above the surface of the Earth, is mainly to prepare the european robotic armdeploy a handful of “nanonsatellites designed to collect radioelectronic data” and to install a telescopic pole that will help astronauts in their future spacewalks, explains the European Space Agency (ESA).

So as not to miss a beat of their interventions in space, follow the live broadcast from ESA or the Nasa.

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