For all the space junkies out there: The first flight test of Orion, NASA's next-generation spacecraft capable of sending astronauts on future missions to an asteroid and the journey to Mars, has been rescheduled.
NASA Flight Engineers Rick Mastracchio and Mike Hopkins are working outside the orbiting International Space Station today (Dec. 21) to fix a bad pump.
They are doing the first in a series of spacewalks to replace a degraded ammonia pump module with one of the station's two external cooling loops that keeps both internal and external equipment cool, according to NASA.
This is really a neat video because we always have a lot of questions regarding space.....living in space. You know, not questions about performing the work-tasks the astronauts have to do, but questions about normal human needs...personal hygiene.
Some kids have all the luck. It's not everyday where you get to learn about space, and travel and whats it's like to leave this stratosphere from the guys and girls who actually experiment with it and do it...
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