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NASA: Computer Outage May Force Spacewalk

Astronauts may be forced to venture out on a spacewalk due to a computer outage at the International Space Station.

04/12/2014

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

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

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

(Source: NASA)  The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery.

Astronaut May Get Christmas Wish For Spacewalk

Most people, for Christmas, ask for material things. But astronaut Rick Mastracchio, because of a broken cooling system at the spacestation, may actually get a spacewalk or two just in time for the holiday.

12/13/2013

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Astronaut With Flooded Helmet Felt Like Goldfish

Italy’s first spacewalking astronaut, after a leak flooded his helmet with water Tuesday while trying to performance maintenance at International Space Station, believes he now knows what it feels like to be a goldfish.

07/18/2013

The International Space Station moves away from the Space Shuttle Atlantis. Earlier the STS-117 and Expedition 15 crews concluded about eight days of cooperative work onboard the shuttle and station.
(Source: NASA)

Spacewalk Cut Short Due To Leak In Astronaut’s Helmet

A six-hour spacewalk, scheduled for continued maintenance at the International Space Station, was cut short Tuesday due to a dangerous leak in one of the astronaut’s helmets.

07/16/2013

(Source: NASA)  The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery.

Commander: Spacewalk Needed To Repair Ammonia Leak On Space Station

A spacewalk will most likely be necessary to fix an ammonia leak on aboard the International Space Station, the commander said Friday.

CBS Miami–05/10/2013

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Spacewalking Astronauts Try To Find Ammonia Leak

A pair astronauts aboard the International Space Station are performing a spacewalk to track down an ammonia leak in a critical radiator system.

11/01/2012

Astronauts Akihiko Hoshide and Sunita Williams of Expedition 32 to the International Space Station perform a space walk Sept. 5, 2012 in order to finish installation of an additional power unit on the station's truss. (Source: NASA-TV)

Spacewalking Team Is Successful At Second Stiff Bolt Shot

Spacewalking astronauts armed with brushes and other homemade tools attempted to install a critical power-switching box at the International Space Station on Wednesday and revive electrical systems.

CBS4–09/05/2012

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