SPACE WALK

  • Sunita Williams sets new record, embarks on 7th space walk November 2, 2012

    Houston: IndianAmerican Sunita Williams along with a fellow astronaut on Thursday ventured out of the International Space Station, adding to her recordsetting space walking sojourns, to find an ammonia leak in the vital radiator system. Expedition Commander Williams and Flight Engineer Aki Hoshide switched their spacesuits to battery power at...
  • Sunita Williams to undertake 6th space walk September 4, 2012

    Houston: IndianAmerican astronaut Sunita Williams and her Japanese colleague, will again venture outside the International Space Station on Wednesday to complete the maintenance tasks they were unsuccessful in during their last outing. In the wake of the unsuccessful attempt to install a replacement powerswitching unit on the truss of the International...
  • Chinas spectacular spacewalk mission begins September 25, 2008

    New Delhi: It is China's most ambitious space project yet. Launched on Thursday evening, the Shenzhou VII spacecraft carries on board three astronauts who'll walk in space for almost 40 minute something no Chinese has ever done before. "For this Shenzhou VII manned space mission, we...
  • Astronauts end tasks for trip home June 18, 2007

    Houston: Two US astronauts from the Atlantis space shuttle have completed a fourth and final space walk on the International Space Station (ISS), a spokesperson for the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said Monday. Patrick Forrester and Steven Swansons space walk sets the stage for the shuttles return to...
  • Sunita takes her first stroll in space December 17, 2006

    Washington Indian American astronaut Sunita Williams took her first walk in space to complete the rewiring of her new home, the International Space Station, with some help from a veteran spacewalker. "It's great to have some good onorbit electricians working for us," astronaut Stephen Robinson in Mission Control at Houston told...