Astronaut Peggy Whitson set to break spacewalk record

Expedition 50 Flight Engineer Peggy Whitson is set to go on her eighth spacewalk Thursday morning and surpass astronaut Suni Williams’ record for the most spacewalks by a female astronaut, according to NASA.

She is scheduled to exit the Quest airlock Thursday at 8 a.m. for 6.5 hours of station maintenance work.

Watch the spacewalk live below.