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NASA oversight led to spacewalker’s near drowning, panel finds – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A panel investigating an astronaut’s near drowning during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station in July found that his spacesuit leaked during an earlier outing, officials said on Wednesday.NASA vows to fix problems that led to spacesuit leakSpaceflight NowAstronaut Nearly Drowned in Space Due to NASA’s Poor Communication …ABC […]

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UK astronaut Major Tim Peake training underwater – BBC News

BBC NewsThe UK’s first official astronaut, Major Tim Peake, has been training underwater to prepare him for space. He’s heading to the International Space Station for a mission next year. Major Peake is training at the European Astronaut Centre in Germany, where he’s …Students make call to International Space StationSan Antonio ExpressSteamboat Springs astronaut making […]

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NASA has sent ants into space – Tottenham News

Tottenham NewsNASA has sent the 800 ants to the International Space Station (ISS) how they will act in the zero gravity environment to determine. ISS placed on examining the ants’ movements in space scientists utilizing the data obtained from this experiment will operate in …Ants board the International Space StationNew Zealand HeraldHouston … we have […]

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Privately launched rocket heads to ISS – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOrbital Sciences launched the first of eight planned resupply missions to the International Space Station from Wallops Island, Virginia on Thursday. (Jan. 9). Loading… Post to Facebook. Privately launched rocket heads to ISS on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/ …NASA Announces Space Station Extension Until 2024Brevard TimesLaunch to space station a successDelmarva NowOrbital Sciences Successfully Launches To […]

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White House extends space station support for 4 years – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe International Space Station should continue to serve as a research platform and astronaut destination for at least another decade, the White House and NASA announced Wednesday. The Obama administration confirmed its support for extending the …White House Backs Extending Space StationWall Street JournalNASA gets White House backing to extend space station by 4 […]

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Obama agrees to 4-year extension for International Space Station – Reuters

ReutersWASHINGTON Jan 8 (Reuters) – The Obama administration wants to keep the International Space Station, a $100 billion orbital research outpost that is a project of 15 nations, flying until at least 2024, four years beyond a previous target, NASA said on …Misbehaving Sun Delays Space Station Supply FlightABC NewsNASA: International space station operation extended […]

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After repair, space station systems return to normal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLaboratories in the U.S. portion of the International Space Station are running at full power again, officials said Thursday, after a pair of spacewalks to repair a partially failed cooling system. Teams in Houston worked through Christmas Day to activate a new …Spacewalking Russian astronauts installing Urthecast cameras outside space …Fox NewsRussian cosmonauts conducting […]

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Rarest Christmas Eve Spacewalk Successfully Completed! Now Restarted The … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendNASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve successfully repairing a critical cooling system pump. (Photo : NASA). NASA astronauts repair pump in rare spacewalk.Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalAstronauts repair space station pump wasPRPick.comDallas […]

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Christmas Aboard The ISS; Spacewalk Followed By A Holiday Dinner (VIDEO) – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsAstronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) spent their Christmas Eve conducting a rare space walk to swap out a failing part in the craft’s cooling system. The pump was successfully restarted Tuesday night, a NASA news release reported.Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalChristmas […]

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Astronauts Celebrate Christmas in Space – American Live Wire

American Live WireThey may not be home to celebrate the holidays but their Christmas celebration is certainly out of this world. Six space travelers living in orbit are getting into the holiday spirit on the International Space Station. The space station’s six-man Expedition 38 crew …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostChristmas in Space: Astronauts […]

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Spacewalk to repair ISS coolant system continues – BBC News

BBC NewsAstronauts working to repair the International Space Station’s cooling system are making only the second Christmas Eve spacewalk in the history of the space programme. Half of the ammonia pumping system automatically shut down last week after abnormal …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalAstronauts take Christmas […]

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Astronauts repair ISS cooling pump in rare spacewalk – BBC News

BBC NewsAstronauts on board the International Space Station have successfully repaired the facility’s cooling system during a seven-hour spacewalk on Christmas Eve. A pump vital to the system broke down suddenly on 11 December, leaving the US side of the station …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkWashington PostAstronauts Make Rare Christmas Eve SpacewalkWall Street JournalIn […]

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Space station gets early Christmas gift – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Spacewalkers delivered a welcome gift Tuesday to the International Space Station, completing repairs that were expected to fully restore the outpost’s hobbled cooling system. Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Rick Mastracchio …Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalkDaily AstorianSpacewalkers complete crucial repairsNBCNews.comIn Spacewalk, Astronauts Complete Repairs to StationNew York TimesTVNZ –Reuters –Registerall […]

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Spacewalkers install new station cooling pump – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Two NASA astronauts spent more than seven hours working outside the International Space Station on Tuesday and successfully repaired a critical cooling system. It was the second spacewalk in three days for flight …Astronauts Repair Space Station on Christmas Eve SpacewalkABC NewsSpacewalkers finish crucial space station repairs in time for […]

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Christmas Eve spacewalk aims to finish crucial space station repairs – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comNearly two weeks after a faulty coolant valve crippled the International Space Station, two NASA astronauts began a Christmas Eve spacewalk aimed at getting things back to normal. Spacewalkers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins opened the air lock and …NASA astronauts step out on Christmas Eve spacewalkAFPNASA Astronauts Tackle Christmas Eve Spacewalk to Fix Space […]

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Space station emergency repairs successful – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldThe first in a series of emergency spacewalks to fix a cooling system on the International Space Station were completed on Friday evening (Australian time). The repair mission went so well that the two spacewalkers, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and …Spacewalkers do repairs more quickly than expected — and stay dryNBCNews.comSpace suit issue […]

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NASA’s spacewalk slamdunk marred by glitch – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldThe first in a series of emergency spacewalks to fix a cooling system failure on the International Space Station were completed on Friday evening Australia time. The repair mission went so well that the two spacewalkers, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio …Astronauts begin International Space Station repairsBBC NewsAstronauts nail first spacewalk to fix station’s […]

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Astronauts make good progress on space station repairs – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSpacewalkers accomplished more than expected Saturday outside the International Space Station but wrapped up their work early, after one reported feeling cold. Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins breezed through the removal and stowage of a failed …Nasa astronauts carry out spacewalk to repair pumpBBC NewsREFILE-UPDATE 1-Astronauts nail first spacewalk to fix station’s cooling systemReutersTwo […]

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Snorkel-equipped spacewalkers stay dry during space station repair job – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comTwo NASA spacewalkers started fixing the International Space Station’s cooling system more quickly than expected on Saturday, with no sign of the helmet-flooding problem that led NASA to outfit astronauts with snorkels for the first time. Three hours into a …With Makeshift Snorkels, NASA Astronauts Start SpacewalkNew York TimesNASA astronauts begin urgent spacewalking repairsFox NewsUS […]

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With Makeshift Snorkels, NASA Astronauts Start Spacewalk – New York Times

New York TimesTwo NASA astronauts have begun the first of at least two spacewalks aimed at replacing a malfunctioning pump module that is part of the cooling system for the International Space Station. Related. The Lede: Live Video of Emergency Spacewalk (December …Snorkel-equipped spacewalkers start critical repair job on space stationNBCNews.comNASA astronauts begin urgent spacewalking […]

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Snorkel-equipped spacewalkers start critical repair job on space station – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comTwo 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. “Beautiful day,” astronaut Rick …NASA Astronauts Step Outside Space Station for 1st of 3 Holiday SpacewalksSpace.comNASA outfits space helmets with snorkelsColumbus […]

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Working weekend? NASA astronauts gear up for Saturday spacewalk on ISS – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA pair of NASA astronauts are gearing up for a trio of spacewalks to fix a cooling loop aboard the International Space Station. The three-part show will take place Saturday, Monday and Wednesday – Christmas Day. Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Michael …Top 5 Space Station Repair Spacewalk DangersNational GeographicWaterbury’s Rick Mastracchio to Repair […]

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5 things you need to know on Friday – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJapan robot chats with astronaut on space station. The first humanoid robot in space made small talk with a Japanese astronaut and said it had no problem with zero-gravity on the International Space Station. Footage released by the robot’s developers on …Kirobo robot has first chat in spaceBBC NewsRobot Astronaut Kirobo and Commander Koichi […]

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Spacewalks set to fix space station cooling pump – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Astronauts will conduct a series of Christmas-week spacewalks to replace a faulty coolant pump aboard the International Space Station that has forced operations to be scaled back since last week, NASA announced Tuesday. Two astronauts, Mike …Space-station astronauts going out to fix cooling pumpThe Seattle TimesAstronaut May Spacewalk in Weightless Wonderland to Fix […]

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Spacewalks needed to repair space station coolant issue – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMELBOURNE, Fla. — NASA spacewalkers hope to give the International Space Station a fully functioning cooling system for Christmas. The space agency on Tuesday decided three spacewalks, starting this weekend and culminating on Christmas Day, were …NASA plans three spacewalks for crucial repairs on space stationCNETSpacewalks Set to Fix Broken Space Station PumpNew York […]

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Space station suffers cooling problem; crew safe – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn a situation described as urgent but not an emergency, NASA engineers worked Wednesday to determine what caused one of the International Space Station’s two cooling systems to shut down. Cooling functions were rerouted to the working system after a …Cooling pump fails on International Space Station; six-man crew OKCNNHot Stuff! NASA mulls ‘urgent’ […]

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ISS cooling system fails: NASA – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe International Space Station’s cooling system has failed NASA has confirmed. The astronauts aboard the ISS are said to be conserving power after one of the 15-year-old space station’s two external cooling loops circulating ammonia shut down, a NASA …Cooling pump fails on International Space Station; six-man crew OKCNNSpace station’s coolant system […]

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SpaceX makes its point with Falcon 9 launch – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX had already proved it could launch cargo to the International Space Station. On Tuesday, the company achieved another milestone when its upgraded Falcon 9 rocket deployed its first commercial communications satellite …Let the Space Price War BeginBusinessweek(Another) Giant Leap For SpaceXDiscovery NewsREFILE-SpaceX plans third launch attempt on MondayReutersLos Angeles […]