NASA Releases Astronauts’ Awe-Inspiring GoPro Footage (UPDATED)

At the International Space Station, preparing for the future of commercial spaceflight.

A little more than a month ago, two NASA astronauts attached GoPro cameras to their helmets during spacewalks on the International Space Station (ISS), capturing jaw-dropping footage of the view from beyond Earth’s stratosphere. According to the Daily Mail, expedition commander Barry Wilmore and flight engineer Terry Virts shot the videos while performing maintenance and upgrades on the station, routing cables, repairing a robotic arm, and putting in a new communication system for spacecraft docking on the ISS. NASA recently released the two clips from the spacewalks, each an hour long, giving a real-life look into the kind of astronaut action most have only seen portrayed fabulously, as in the 2013 film Gravity.

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