Cape Canaveral: The International Space
Station is operating normally again following a series of
The crew installed a new ammonia coolant pump Monday.
That enabled flight controllers to activate the coolant loop
that was knocked offline July 31st.
The orbiting lab needs two functioning cooling lines to
keep on-board electronics from overheating.
NASA said today that all of the equipment that was turned
off following the breakdown is running again. Science research
should resume tomorrow.
The two US astronauts who performed the three spacewalks
got some time off today. Tomorrow, they will remove a jumper
cable that provided cooling to equipment on the Russian side.