Watching today’s spacewalk? Here are some terms to know as two @NASA_Astronauts work outside @Space_Station : Ingress = enter EVA = Extravehicular Activity (spacewalk) PGT = Pistol Grip Tool (drill) BRT = Body Restraint Tether APFR = Articulating Portable Foot Restraint
@AstroDrewMorgan @CERNA @ISS_ResearchM @esaspaceflightS3 : I used a PGT (Pistol Grip Tool) to torque down the bolts of the UTTPS (Upgraded Tracker Thermal Pump System) during the installation. AMS3: ho usato il PGT per avvitare i bulloni durante l’installazione della UTTPS.
#ToolTimeTuesday Join astronaut John Grunsfeld & EVA manager Russ Werneth in this week's Hubble Tool Time to learn about the pistol grip tool developed for Hubble’s second servicing mission in 1997, a tool that astronauts now use on almost every spacewalk:
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Not a laser gun for hostile aliens but our pistol-grip tool – a screwdriver for spacewalks. You might be disappointed… me too! ;) #Proxima
This pistol grip tool, similar to a power drill, is being used to install batteries on : #spacewalk
Veteran spacewalker @AstroMarshburn talks about pistol grip tool spacewalkers use in space.