EVA

Lunar Astronauts Will Need Easy Walking Trails Around the Moon's South Pole

An international team of scientists used topographical data of the Moon's southern polar region to determine the optimal routes for…

8 months ago

Spacewalk Cut Short, Cosmonaut Told to “Drop Everything” and Go Back Into the Space Station

Russian and US flight controllers decided to cut short a spacewalk by two cosmonauts outside the International Space Station yesterday…

2 years ago

Spacesuits are Leaking Water and NASA is Holding off any Spacewalks Until They can Solve the Problem

NASA's spacesuits are getting old. The extra-vehicular mobility units - EMUs for short - were designed and built for spacewalks…

2 years ago

Chinese Astronauts Take Their First Spacewalk Outside the new Station

Spacewalks are a relatively rare occurrence, and they normally draw at least a moderate amount of media coverage.  So when…

3 years ago

2 US Astronauts Conduct Unplanned, Rapidly Executed Contingency Space Walk on Space Station

In the space of just 3 days, a pair of NASA astronauts conducted an unplanned and rapidly executed contingency space…

7 years ago

Space Station Drama After Vital Micrometeorite Shielding Floats Away

This week, astronauts conducting a spacewalk had to perform an impromptu patch-up job when one of the ISS' shields broke…

7 years ago

Watch Live: 180th Spacewalk for the International Space Station

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream Cosmonauts Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev are working outside at the International Space Station…

10 years ago

UPDATE: Spacewalkers Zip Through Tasks To Fix Broken Computer

UPDATE, 11:42 a.m. EDT: Rick Mastracchio and Steve Swanson finished their spacewalk in just 1 hour and 36 minutes, nearly…

10 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…

11 years ago

Opening Sequence of Today’s ISS Spacewalk Highlight Video Will Knock Your Space Socks Off

Want a "you are there" view of today's EVA that took place outside the International Space Station? Take a look…

11 years ago