Donte Dinish - AHN News InternCape Canaveral, FL, United States (AHN) - The first of two spacewalk repairs by NASA astronauts have been rescheduled to Saturday. The repair is for a broken ammonia pump module aboard the ISS which stopped working last weekend.
According to NASA, engineers, flight controllers, and space experts have made great progress in preparing for Saturdays spacewalk, but need another day to get ready. NASA says the extra time will allow final procedures to be sent late Thursday to the station, which will give the ISS crew a full day to review the plans developed by Mission Control.
Saturday’s spacewalk is scheduled to begin at 5:55 AM CDT, on NASA TV. A second spacewalk that would complete Saturday’s repairs has been arranged for Wednesday, Aug. 11.
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