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Space suit leak happened before, NASA admits

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 09:19

A US-made space suit that leaked water into a helmet and threatened to drown a European astronaut had malfunctioned before, NASA admitted on Wednesday.

Astronauts repeat spacewalk, with mixed success

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 02:32

Two Russian space station astronauts took a spacewalk on Monday to complete a job left undone last month, but ran into new trouble.

NASA astronaut takes stunning photo during spacewalk

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 00:27

NASA has released a photo of astronaut Mike Hopkins while he was spacewalking on December 24, 2013.

Soon, you can watch Earth spin from comfort of your home

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 14:26

Two Russian astronauts, who took a record-breaking seven and a half hour spacewalk outside the ISS, were unsuccessful at installing cameras that would allow people to watch the Earth spin from the comfort of their house.

Camera glitch triggers marathon Russian spacewalk

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 10:22

Spacewalking Russian cosmonauts on Friday spent over eight hours installing two cameras outside the International Space Station for a Canadian streaming-video business and then retrieving the gear due to connectivity problems.

Technical problem delays ISS streaming-video venture

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 03:42

Spacewalking cosmonauts on Friday installed two cameras outside the ISS for a Canadian streaming-video business but then retrieved the gear after electrical connections failed, officials said.

NASA astronauts make second spacewalk; repair faulty ISS cooling system

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 10:36

Two US astronauts successfully fixed a faulty cooling system on Tuesday working outside the International Space Station (ISS).

Water in ageing spacesuit caused problems for spacewalking astronaut

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 15:33

NASA`s Mission Control has revealed the root cause of the problem that prompted the early end of the latest spacewalk: Water in leading spacewalker astronaut`s 35-year-old spacesuits.

US astronauts begin spacewalk for station repairs

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 19:54

Two US astronauts today stepped outside the International Space Station for the first of three spacewalks to fix a broken equipment cooling system, NASA said.

Astronauts prepare for first spacewalk since helmet leak problem

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 09:27

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station prepared for an unexpected series of spacewalks by fabricating spacesuit snorkels they can use for breathing in case of another helmet water leak, NASA officials said on Wednesday.

NASA testing lighter, more mobile spacesuits for asteroid mission spacewalks

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 12:11

NASA is talking steps to make spacewalking on an asteroid a reality, as it is testing lighter and more mobile spacesuits for astronauts.

Russian cosmonauts take Olympic torch on maiden spacewalk

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 09:33

Two Russian cosmonauts took an Olympic torch on a spacewalk Saturday for the first time in history as part of the Sochi 2014 torch relay.