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Panel: Near Fatal Helmet Leak During Spacewalk Was Preventable

Last summer’s helmet leak during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station which almost killed an Italian astronaut could have been prevented.

02/26/2014

International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

International Space Station Takes Out The Trash

The International Space Station just put the trash out, so to speak, releasing its orbiting lab and leaving it with one less capsule on its hands.

CBS Miami–02/18/2014

Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

New Space Station Cameras Have Glitches

A pair of Russian astronauts wrapped up a camera job and several other things on their to-do list with a spacewalk on Monday.

01/27/2014

International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

Christmas Presents Arrive At International Space Station

After nearly a month of delays, Christmas has finally arrived for the six space station astronauts. A privately launched supply ship arrived at the International Space Station on Sunday morning, three days after blasting off from Virginia.

01/12/2014

An astronaut performs a spacewalk outside the International Space Station.  (Source: NASA)

Astronauts Complete Rare Christmas Eve Spacewalk

Two American astronauts flew higher than Santa Tuesday as they took part in a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk to pop in a new pump for the space station’s cooling system.

CBS Miami–12/24/2013

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Space Suit Issue Prompts Delay Of Second Spacewalk

Success in space Saturday after two astronauts removed an old space station pump, sailing through the first of a series of urgent repair spacewalks to revive a crippled cooling line.

12/21/2013

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NASA Astronauts Begin Urgent Spacewalking Repairs

A crippled cooling line at the International Space Station prompted a spacewalking Saturday for two astronauts.

12/21/2013

US astronaut Rick Mastracchio smiles during space suit test prior to blast off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on November 7, 2013. Russia on November 7 launched into space a trio of Russian, Japanese and US astronauts carrying an unlit Olympic torch that will for the first time be taken on a spacewalk to mark the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.  The Soyuz-FG rocket and Soyuz-TMA capsule, emblazoned with the symbols of the Sochi Games and the Olympic rings, blasted off for the International Space Station (ISS) from Baikonur.    AFP PHOTO/ POOL / SHAMIL ZHUMATOV        (Photo credit should read SHAMIL ZHUMATOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Spacewalks Scheduled For Weekend, Christmas

NASA will send two Expedition 38 astronauts on spacewalks over the weekend and on Christmas Day.

12/20/2013

International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

NASA Orders Emergency Spacewalk Repairs At ISS

There is trouble aboard the International Space Station and two astronauts will have to perform an emergency spacewalk to fix a bad pump on an external cooling system.

CBS Miami–12/18/2013

International Space Station (Source: nasa.gov)

Pump Problem On International Space Station

There’s a pump problem on the International Space Station. On Wednesday, the pump module on one of the space station’s two external cooling loops automatically shut down.

12/12/2013

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