Iraqi Rocket Attack Kills Contractor and Wounds US Service Member

Iraqi Rocket Attack Kills Contractor and Wounds US Service Member

Rocket fire struck near the Erbil International Airport in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region at about 1:30 p.m. EST (9:30 p.m. AST) on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. Initial reports from the U.S. coalition in Iraq indicate the attack left one civilian contractor dead and at least five wounded, including a U.S. service member. Wayne Marotto, a […]

International Space Station Astronauts Likely to Conduct Spacewalk Repairs

International Space Station Astronauts Likely to Conduct Spacewalk Repairs

NASA reported on Nov. 13, 2015, that astronauts aboard the International Space Station are likely to conduct repairs via spacewalk after the station suffered a short-circuit, which caused temporary power issues. Spaceflight 101, manned by Commander Scott Kelly, had a sudden power fluctuation that resulted in some devices of the Space Station operating¬†on a¬†downgraded power […]