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200th spacewalk is short but does the job

A small water leak cropped up in one of the hoses designed to keep NASA astronaut Jack Fischer’s spacesuit cool while he waited to begin today’s 200th spacewalk on the International Space Station. That had a domino effect on the … Continue reading

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NASA’s Peggy Whitson sets spacewalk record

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson set a new record for female spacewalkers at the International Space Station today, during an outing that required a little improvisation to make up for a wayward hatch cover. One of the aim of today’s spacewalk was … Continue reading

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Leaky helmet forces early end to spacewalk

Friday’s spacewalk at the International Space Station was called off early when NASA astronaut Tim Kopra reported a small bubble of water inside his spacesuit helmet. NASA commentator Rob Navias said the crew “was never in any danger at all.” Kopra … Continue reading

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