Luca Parmitano

File photo of an astronaut. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Could Have Prevented Spacewalker’s Close Call

NASA could have prevented last summer’s near-drowning of a spacewalking astronaut at the International Space Station, an investigation panel concluded Wednesday.

CBS Tampa–02/26/2014

European Space Agency (ESA) Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano walks from their hotel to a bus during a sending-off ceremony in the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome on May 28, 2013. (credit: MAXIM SHIPENKOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Astronaut Shares Details About Nearly Drowning In His Helmet During Spacewalk

The Italian astronaut who nearly drowned in his helmet during a spacewalk last month is sharing more details about the terrifying experience, revealing how he felt all alone and frantically tried to come up with a plan to save himself.

CBS Tampa–08/20/2013

File photo of an astronaut. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Wants Spacesuit Repair Kit On Russian Launch

NASA is rushing to get spacesuit repair tools on a launch to the International Space Station this weekend.



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