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NASA astronauts complete spacewalk for ISS repair

NASA astronauts complete spacewalk for ISS repair

During the spacewalk, the astronauts replaced a camera system on the Canadarm2 robotic arm's "hand" known as "latching end effector" that spacewalkers installed on October 5, a high definition camera on the starboard truss of the station and replaced a fuse on the Dextre robotic arm extension.

Oct 21, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Scott Kelly completes first spacewalk, sets US flight record

Scott Kelly completes first spacewalk, sets US flight record

Kelly and Lindgren returned to the space station's airlock where repressurization began about 3:19 p.m ET, marking the official end of the spacewalk.

Oct 29, 2015, 09:41 AM IST
NASA astronauts all set for spacewalk today

NASA astronauts all set for spacewalk today

Two US astronauts will perform a spacewalk outside the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday.

Oct 28, 2015, 09:01 AM IST
US astronaut misses fresh air halfway through year-long mission

US astronaut misses fresh air halfway through year-long mission

Halfway into a year in space -- the longest ever attempted at the International Space Station -- American astronaut Scott Kelly said Monday he misses fresh air but is adapting well.

Sep 15, 2015, 14:06 PM IST
Spacewalk to go ahead on Sunday despite helmet leak: NASA

Spacewalk to go ahead on Sunday despite helmet leak: NASA

Two US astronauts will go ahead with a spacewalk this weekend despite a flaw in one of the spacesuits that allowed water to seep into the helmet, the US space agency NASA said Friday.

Feb 28, 2015, 02:53 AM IST
Astronaut `mechanics` grease gear at space station

Astronaut `mechanics` grease gear at space station

Two US astronauts transformed into spacewalking mechanics on Wednesday as they floated outside the International Space Station to grease a robotic arm and help prepare parking docks for commercial crew capsules.

Feb 25, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

US astronauts begin spacewalk to lay cable at station

Two US astronauts wearing what NASA assured are "healthy" spacesuits began a spacewalk Saturday to lay cable outside the International Space Station, after an equipment failure briefly delayed the mission.

Feb 21, 2015, 20:29 PM IST
US astronauts conduct spacewalk to repair ISS

US astronauts conduct spacewalk to repair ISS

A pair of American astronauts stepped outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk to do repairs and upkeep at the orbiting outpost, NASA said.

Oct 16, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

NASA astronauts make second spacewalk; repair faulty ISS cooling system

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

Dec 25, 2013, 10:36 AM IST

US astronauts begin spacewalk for station repairs

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.

Dec 21, 2013, 19:54 PM IST

Rare moon rock found on earth

Scientists have stumbled upon tranquillityite, a mineral considered unique to the moon.

Jan 17, 2012, 12:15 PM IST