chris cassidy

ISS Crew Return Safely to Earth

After 196 days in space, some record spacewalks, several experiments, and patching an air leak, the crew of Expedition 63…

1 year ago

Astronaut Drops a Mirror During a Spacewalk. Now There’s Another Piece of Space Junk

Oops. Dropping a mirror on Earth is only minor cause for concern, perhaps about the potential of some upcoming bad…

2 years ago

Spacesuit Leak: Why It Took NASA 23 Minutes To Send Astronaut To Safety

It took NASA almost the same amount of time as a sitcom episode to send Luca Parmitano back to the…

8 years ago

What Caused The Spacesuit Leak? Astronauts Are Working To Hunt That Down

Here's the latest attempt to hunt down the water leak that aborted Luca Parmitano's spacewalk in July: two astronauts aboard…

8 years ago

Chris Hadfield Regretted Not Being Able To Make One Last Spacewalk

Chris Hadfield loved spacewalking. That was clear in a past interview he did for Universe Today: It is like coming…

8 years ago

‘I Didn’t Think He Would Drown’: Spacewalking Crewmember on Spacesuit Leak

Safely back on Earth on Sept. 10, astronaut Chris Cassidy happily chatters about his daily trips to the gym --…

8 years ago

How Did That Spacesuit Water Leak Spread? New Video Has Clues

As NASA investigates how astronaut Luca Parmitano's spacesuit filled with water during a spacewalk two weeks ago, a new video…

9 years ago

Doctor Who? Astronauts Need To Figure Out Medical Procedures Before Leaving Earth

Should an astronaut get sick on the International Space Station, that could be a bad scene given the nearest hospital…

9 years ago

Former Navy SEAL Survived ‘Hell Week’ En Route to Space

If a meteor hit the station, or a fire suddenly broke out, you'd want some pretty quick-thinking people on board…

9 years ago