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NASA Calls Off Spacewalk After Spacesuit Water Leak

Posted on AllSides June 25th, 2024
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NASA on Monday canceled a spacewalk at the International Space Station after water leaked from an astronaut’s spacesuit. Astronauts Tracy Dyson and Mike Barratt opened the hatch to the space station’s airlock when Ms. Dyson reported water leaking from her spacesuit’s cooling system. The leak occurred when Ms. Dyson switched her spacesuit to battery power. The astronauts hadn’t floated outside yet. “There’s literally water everywhere here now,” Mr. Barratt said. The duo were not in danger, according to NASA. The astronauts were supposed to remove a faulty communications box and...

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