Here’s a walk you may not have seen before.
Last Wednesday (March 23), NASA astronauts Raja Chari and Matthias Maurer of the European Space Agency passed away about seven hours outside the International Space Station, performing various operations. take care.
Surprisingly, photographer Sebastian Voltmer completed a photo shoot of the walk produced from around the world – and from Maurer’s hometown of Sankt Wendel, Germany, no less.
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Yesterday I saw the #spacewalk just after sunset. Here is the first picture. #ESA #astronaut Matthias Maurer has just “climbed” so far. The rod type (Canadarm2) is a robot arm. Greetings from the hometown of Matthias Maurers – it was very exciting. #iss pic.twitter.com/39Q7YlG64uMarch 24, 2022
“Yesterday I saw the #spacewalk just after sunset. Here’s the first photo. #ESA #astronaut Matthias Maurer is the only one ‘climbing’ right now. It’s kind of a stick ( Canadarm2) the robot arm. Greetings from the hometown of Matthias Maurer – it’s so exciting. #Iss, ”Voltmer tweeted on Thursday (March 24).
Maurer is actually seen in the International Space Station photo, according to Voltmer in the annotated photo he posted on Twitter as described above. And so is Chari, says Voltmer in a tweet Sundaywhich he painted after taking another opportunity to analyze the picture with the help of photographer Phillip Smith.
Updates: 2 Spacewalkers Shot from Earth During the #spacewalk of astronauts @Astro_Raja and @astro_matthias the International Space Station was spotted shortly after sunset in the bright evening sky over Germany . This photo of #ISS was taken on March 23, 2022. pic.twitter.com/xkKJtSoZFcMarch 28, 2022
“I think I’ve created a single image in a lifetime,” Voltmer said written at SpaceWeather.com, who posted the photo on his website. “It’s probably the first Earth image to show two spacewalkers on the ISS at the same time.”
Voltmer used an 11-inch Celestron EdgeHD telescope on a GM2000 HPS mount and an ASI290 earth camera to capture the shot, he told Space.com via email. You can find out more about what she does at his Instagram page and learn more about him here.
Mike Wall is the author of “Outside“(Grand Central Publishing, 2018; edited by Karl Tate), a book about exploring alien life. Follow him on Twitter @michaeldwall. Follow us on Twitter @Spacedotcom or at Facebook.