Spacewalk cancelled after water present in helmets once more

Spacewalk cancelled after water found in helmets again

Mission management needed to reduce brief an ISS spacewalk on Friday after US astronaut Tim Kopra observed water build up in his helmet hours into the tour. Each Kopra and British astronaut Tim Peake are again and protected contained in the Worldwide Area Station.

We’re bringing the crew again inside as a precaution. The crew is in fine condition and making their means again to the airlock. #askNASA

— Douglas H. Wheelock (@Astro_Wheels) January 15, 2016

NASA insists that neither man was in peril regardless of its terrifying similarity to a 2013 incident that noticed European Area Company astronaut Luca Parmitano almost drown in his personal fluids. The stroll solely lasted four:forty five hours somewhat than the scheduled 6:00, nevertheless Kopra and Peake managed to complete their repairs on a defective energy module previous to being recalled. Mission management has ordered water samples be taken in hopes that NASA can decide the supply of the leak.