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US astronauts speed through ISS spacewalk

Mar 02, 2015 - 7:17 AM

Sunday s spacewalk is the 187th in the history of the space station and one of many planned for the coming year to prepare the space station for a new era in human spaceflight

Spacewalker Terry Virts works on the Port 3 Truss to route cables. Credit: NASA TV

Water pools in US astronaut's helmet after spacewalk

Feb 25, 2015 - 8:32 PM

UPDATED Mission managers will be poring over the data to decide whether another spacewalk can go ahead as planned on Sunday March 1

Spacewalkers Terry Virts and Barry Wilmore work outside Pressurized Mating Adapter-2, February 25, 2015. Credit: NASA TV

Spacewalking 'cable guys' wrap up work outside station

Feb 21, 2015 - 10:07 PM

UPDATED The spacewalk along with several more outings in the coming months is designed to prepare the station and the robotic arm for a pair of international docking adapters IDAs which will be delivered later this year

'CABLE GUYS' Spacewalkers Barry Wilmore and Terry Virts attach power and data cables to the port and starboard sides of Pressurized Mating Adapter-2 at the International Space Station (ISS), February 21, 2015. Image courtesy NASA TV

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Dec 07, 2014 - 2:10 AM

UPDATED What does Typhoon Ruby Hagupit look like from space?

Italy's first female astronaut heads to ISS in Russian craft

Nov 24, 2014 - 7:39 AM

Samantha Cristoforetti is joined by Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and American astronaut Terry Virts

In the Integration Facility at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Expedition 42/43 crewmembers Terry Virts of NASA (left), Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos, center) and Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency (right) answer questions from reporters Nov. 19 during their second and final pre-launch “fit check” dress rehearsal activities. Image courtesy NASA/Viktor Ivanov