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2015-03-09 14:55:25

The International Space Station’s air lock was pumped free of air for the first time in the name of science last week.

2015-02-12 16:21:06

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two NASA astronauts from the International Space Station's Expedition 42 crew will venture outside the orbital complex on Friday, Feb.

Expedition 38 Crew Members Take A Christmas Eve Spacewalk
2013-12-24 13:23:37

Flight Engineers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins began a spacewalk on Tuesday to retrieve a spare pump module from an external stowage platform and install it in the currently vacated slot to restore full cooling capability for the complex.

Cause Of Leaky Spacesuit Still A Mystery For NASA Astronauts
2013-07-18 07:42:38

A spacewalk that ended prematurely due to a leaky helmet on Tuesday, July 16 is still under investigation and NASA officials said they still do not have an answer as to what happened.

2013-06-27 11:46:17

Two Expedition 36 astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station twice in July on spacewalks to prepare for a new Russian module and perform additional installations on the station's backbone.

2012-08-07 16:02:38

NASA will preview a pair of spacewalks involving U.S., Russian and Japanese crew members aboard the International Space Station at 2 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 14.

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2010-08-15 14:55:00

After completing several days of analysis and refining procedures, International Space Station managers and mission operations personnel met Sunday and gave final approval for a third spacewalk Monday.

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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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