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NASA engineers say the best way to repair a major computer problem on the International Space Station is with a spacewalk. (Getty Images)

Space Station Computer Outage Can Only Be Fixed By Spacewalk

NASA orders spacewalk repairs for a serious computer outage at the International Space Station.

04/12/2014

File photo of a NASA space shuttle in orbit over Earth.  (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

Space Station Computer Outage May Force Spacewalk

A computer outage at the International Space Station may require a spacewalk by astronauts and threatens to delay next week’s launch of a commercial supply ship for NASA.

04/12/2014

Russia's Russian Soyuz-FG rocket with Soyuz TMA-10M spacecraft aboard blasts off from the Russian leased Kazakh Baikonur cosmodrome early on Sept. 26, 2013. (credit: VASILY MAXIMOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russian Space Station Astronauts Run Into New Trouble During Spacewalk

Two Russian space station astronauts took a spacewalk Monday to complete a camera job left undone last month, but ran into new trouble.

CBS Tampa–01/27/2014

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

The international space station (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

Russian Becomes World’s Oldest Spacewalker At 59

A 59-year-old Russian cosmonaut became the world’s oldest spacewalker Friday, joining a much younger cosmonaut’s son for a little maintenance work outside the International Space Station.

04/19/2013

The international space station (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

2 Russians Take Spacewalk Outside Space Station

Two Russian cosmonauts are taking a spacewalk outside their orbiting home.

04/19/2013

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