NASA will expand its probe into the water leak that prompted an abrupt end to a July 16 spacewalk outside the International Space Station with the creation of a five-member mishap investigation board. The board’s work, chaired by NASA ISS chief engineer Chris Hansen, will formally get under way on Aug. 2 and include assessments of the cause and contributing factors to the potentially dangerous leaking of water into the helmet of European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano. The ...
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