Crews Complete Fourth Spacewalk Outside of International Space Station


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Image: Mission Specialist Scott Parazynski installs cufflinks on the damaged solar array during the fourth spacewalk of Discovery's mission. Image credit: NASA The Expedition 16 crew continues to work with the visiting STS-120 crew on the International Space Station.

The crews completed the fourth spacewalk of the mission at 1:22 p.m. EDT. The main objective of the spacewalk was the repair of a torn solar array. After successfully repairing the array, the crews fully deployed it.

STS-120's stay at the station is slated to wrap up when Discovery undocks Nov. 5.

For the latest news and information on the STS-120 mission, visit the main shuttle page.

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