The Seattle Times


Tuesday, December 17, 2013

NASA orders urgent spacewalk repairs at station

In this May 11, 2013, photo, astronaut Chris Cassidy performs a spacewalk to inspect and replace a pump controller box on the International Space Station after an ammonia coolant leak was discovered. On Tuesday, NASA decided to schedule a series of urgent spacewalks to fix a broken cooling line at the International Space Station. The first is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 21.