NASA has decided the only way to fix a cooling system issue that has plagued the International Space Station over the past week is to send astronauts out on a series of spacewalks. The walks are scheduled to take place on December 21, 23, and 25.
The crew aboard the ISS has been working to fix a faulty pump module for the cooling system since December 11. The problem came about because one of two ammonia loops that keep equipment both outside and inside the ISS cool unexpectedly shut down. This has caused the crew to have to power down … Read more