May 18, 2024

NASA Astronaut Nicole Mann Captures Stunning “Space-Selfie” During Spacewalk

NASA astronaut Nicole Mann, an Expedition 68 Flight Engineer, points the cam towards herself and takes a “space-selfie” with her helmets visor up during a six-hour and 41-minute spacewalk. Credit: NASA
NASA astronaut and Expedition 68 Flight Engineer Nicole Mann points the video camera toward herself and takes a “space-selfie” with her helmets visor up throughout a six-hour and 41-minute spacewalk. She and fellow spacewalker Koichi Wakata (out of frame) of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) installed an adjustment kit on the International Space Stations starboard truss structure preparing the orbital laboratory for its next roll-out solar variety.
NASA astronaut and Expedition 68 Flight Engineer Nicole Mann is visualized in her Extravehicular Mobility Unit, or spacesuit, throughout her very first spacewalk. She and fellow spacewalker Koichi Wakata (out of frame) of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency set up a modification kit on the International Space Stations starboard truss structure that will enable the future setup of the orbiting labs next roll-out solar range. Credit: NASA

By NASA
February 11, 2023

Nicole Mann is a NASA astronaut who was selected as a member of the Artemis Team, a group of astronauts selected to participate in NASAs Artemis program which intends to return human beings to the moon by 2024. Prior to becoming an astronaut, Mann acted as a Marine Corps officer and a test pilot. She has extensive experience in high-performance aircraft, consisting of supersonic jets, and has actually participated in numerous military operations. Mann has actually likewise been granted several honors and decors for her service.