Saturday, May 11, 2013

Emergency Spacewalk Underway on ISS UPDATE

Hey Space Placers!

UPDATE: The crew has successfully swapped out the original ammonia coolant pump and replaced it with a spare. NASA expects to hold a news conference at 4:30 p.m. EDT

Today, May 11, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station are conducting an emergency spacewalk to repair an ammonia coolant leak that was discovered on Thursday.

You can tune in to watch and get further details here

I'll have more on this as the situation develops.

Sky Guy in VA

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