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Watch Live Spacewalks continue to fix ISS cooling system

WATCH THE NASA LIVE STREAMING SPACEWALK CLICK HERE TO WATCH Two NASA astronauts began a high-stakes series of spacewalks to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system on Saturday, outfitted for the first time with snorkels in their helmets to keep them from drowning. Photo: Backdropped by Earth, the International Space Station is seen in…

NASA Aborts Spacewalk Over Dangerous Water Leak

NASA has aborted a spacewalk at the International Space Station because of a dangerous water leak in an astronaut’s helmet. Italy’s first spacewalker, Luca Parmitano, reported that he felt a lot of water on the back of his head barely an hour into Tuesday’s spacewalk. The leak was so bad that he needed help from…

Astronauts Prep For Spacewalk After Ammonia Starts Leaking Out Of The International Space Station

The International Space Station has a radiator leak in its power system. The outpost’s commander calls the situation serious, but not life-threatening. The six-member crew on Thursday noticed white flakes of ammonia leaking out of the station. Ammonia runs through multiple radiator loops to cool the station’s power system. NASA said the leak is increasing…