Spacesuit Compromised During First ISS Spacewalk

Spacesuit Compromised During First ISS Spacewalk

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) successfully removed a space station pump on Saturday, housing a faulty valve. The procedure was part of a multi-stage repair plan, required to restore full functionality to a beleaguered cooling line. The two-man team – comprising NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins – conducted a spacewalk outside […]

ISS Christmas-Week Spacewalks Planned to Replace Pump Module

ISS Christmas-Week Spacewalks Planned to Replace Pump Module

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are slated to perform a number of spacewalks, during the Christmas week, in a bid to replace a faulty coolant pump. In light of the recent technical issues, operations have been scaled back aboard the habitable satellite – currently positioned in low Earth orbit – as officials set […]

ISS Loop A Cooling System Glitch Under Investigation by NASA

ISS Loop A Cooling System Glitch Under Investigation by NASA

The International Space Station (ISS) has encountered a glitch in one of the cooling systems, culminating in its failure. Resultantly, ISS crew members and NASA officials are working to resolve the technical issues. According to NASA, one of the pumps – associated with one of two external cooling loops – malfunctioned after reaching a temperature […]