NASA is promising an aggressive investigation of a spacesuit leak that allowed dangerous blobs of water to gather on the eyes, nose and mouth of European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano during a July 16 spacewalk outside the International Space Station with his NASA colleague Chris Cassidy. The incident was unprecedented and could have caused the 36-year-old Italian test pilot to choke or even drown as an estimated 1-1.5 liters of water leaked from his NASA spacesuit, most of it ...
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