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2010-10-01 06:37:17

NASA has awarded a contract to Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International of Houston for spacesuit support used on the space shuttle and the International Space Station.

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2010-08-16 11:30:00

Space station astronauts have completed the third spacewalk to install a new pump to restore their cooling system back to full strength for the first time in two weeks.

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2010-08-11 14:40:00

Astronauts completed a successful spacewalk on Wednesday to remove a broken coolant pump on the International Space Station (ISS).

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2010-08-11 06:00:00

A second spacewalk to help repair a failed ammonia coolant Pump Module onboard the International Space Station (ISS) will take place on Wednesday morning.

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2010-08-09 08:35:00

The longest expedition crew spacewalk in NASA history still wasn't enough to complete repairs on a damaged cooling system at the International Space Station (ISS), and an additional extra vehicular activity (EVA) will be needed to finish the job, the space agency reported over the weekend.

2010-08-05 15:23:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first of two spacewalks by NASA astronauts to replace a failed ammonia pump on the International Space Station has been moved to Saturday, Aug. 7. A second spacewalk is planned for Wednesday, Aug.

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2010-08-05 14:20:00

On Thursday, NASA pushed back a planned spacewalk by one day to fix a pump module on the International Space Station's (ISS) cooling system that dramatically failed last week.

2010-08-02 13:59:45

NASA managers will discuss updated plans for two International Space Station spacewalks during a news briefing at 3 pm CDT on Monday, Aug. 2.

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2010-08-03 10:10:00

NASA teams raced Monday to try and get ready for two spacewalks to fix a pump module on the International Space Station's (ISS) cooling system, which failed last week.

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2010-05-19 10:15:00

An astronaut freed a snagged cable on the inspection boom for space shuttle Atlantis during a spacewalk on Wednesday, earning him the "superhero" title.


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2012-03-24 10:11:14

This was the first flight of Endeavour. Endeavour launched on May 7, 1992 at 7:40 PM EDT and Landed at Edwards AFB on May 16 at 1:57 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 141 times at an inclination of 28.35 degrees at an altitude of 195 nautical miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes, and 38 seconds. A satellite was moved to a corrected orbit using three spacewalks. A fourth spacewalk was conducted as practice for assembling Space Station Freedom. The INTELSAT VI (F-3) satellite,...

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2011-04-11 13:06:23

Chris Cassidy Chris Cassidy is a NASA astronaut and a Navy SEAL. He was born Christopher John Cassidy on January 4, 1970 in Salem, Massachusetts. He graduated from York High School, in York, Maine, and then subsequently also graduated from the Naval Academy Prep School in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1993 and a Master's degree in Ocean engineering from MIT in 2000. Cassidy graduated from BUD/S Class 192,...

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2010-11-17 14:09:40

Aleksandr Kaleri is a Russian cosmonaut and veteran of extended stays on the Mir Space Station and the International Space Station. He was born Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri on May 13, 1956 in Russia. In 1979, Kaleri graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology as a specialist in Aircraft Flight Dynamics and Control. After his graduation, he was hired by the Energia Corporation and began his work on the Mir space station, helping with the development of design and engineering...

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