NASA Ready to Resume Scheduled ISS Spacewalks

HOUSTON—U.S. and European astronauts are prepared to resume NASA-managed maintenance spacewalks outside the International Space Station (ISS) next week, following a lengthy wait to overcome difficulties with shuttle-era spacesuits that surfaced during a July 2013 excursion when the helmet worn by Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano leaked internal cooling system water.

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from Aviation Week – Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News


Author: David Pflieger

David Pflieger is working as the CEO of Ravn Alaska. David received his pilot training in the United States Air Force, and has since held multiple positions with different airlines, for over 20 years!

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