HOUSTON — U.S. astronauts aboard the International Space Station area readying their NASA spacesuits, including the protective garment that leaked water into a helmet during a July 16 excursion, for a series of spacewalks intended to repair a crippled external cooling system. Veteran NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins, a first-time flyer, will tackle the repairs intended to address a faulty flow control valve in a refrigerator-sized pump control module over three ...
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