ISS Particle Detector Focus Of Hubble-Class Repair Effort

NASA had planned to close the year with a series of spacewalks to finish swapping out a dozen nickel-hydrogen batteries on the International Space Station’s (ISS) P6 truss with six more powerful lithium-ion batteries. But when a charge/discharge unit failed, triggering an unplanned spacewalk by ISS...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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