The First Man To Walk In Space Almost Got Stuck Out There

Today I found out that the first man to walk in space almost got stuck out there. That lucky individual was Alexei Leonov, who was born in the Soviet Union on May 30, 1934. He was one of the twenty Soviet Air Force Pilots to be chosen for the first cosmonaut group. Read More >>

Watch Today's ISS Spacewalk Right Here, Right Now

While you're just sitting at your desk, Russian cosmonauts Alexander Mizurkin and Fyodor Yurchikhin on the International Space Station have been awake for hours preparing for today's spacewalk to install cables (including ethernet) on the outside of the station. And you can watch the whole thing live, right here. Read More >>

The Photos From Today's Emergency Spacewalk Are Totally Awe-Inspiring

When astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn left the ISS today to go fix a leaky ammonia pump all quicklike, everyone's favourite YouTubing Canadian Commander, Chris Hadfield, stayed inside to keep things going there. But, as he is wont to do, he took some seriously awesome shots of the spacewalkers at work. Read More >>

ISS Astronauts Preparing Emergency Spacewalk to Fix Critical System

On Thursday, astronauts aboard the International Space Station noticed odd flakes floating about outside, which turned out to be ammonia leaking out of the radiator lines of the space station's power system. Now, after a day of deliberation, it turns out two astronauts will leave the ISS, and brave the great abyss to try to fix the problem. Uh oh. Read More >>


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