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Spacewalks

Ex-Astronaut Weighs In On Spacewalking In 'Gravity'

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 03.02.2014 | Science

The movie "Gravity" recreates the spacewalk experience, according to one former NASA astronaut. Leroy Chiao, a former commander of the International ...

Spacewalkers Run Into High-Tech Snag

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 12.27.2013 | Science

Two Russian cosmonauts installed new HD camera eyes on the International Space Station during a record-setting spacewalk Friday (Dec. 27), only to hav...

After Near-Fatal Mishap, Astronauts' Helmets Get Low-Tech Fix

collectSPACE.com | Robert Z. Pearlman | Posted 12.20.2013 | Science

HOUSTON — Astronauts preparing to spacewalk outside the International Space Station are outfitting their spacesuits with an unusual device: a makesh...

Cosmonaut 'Cable Workers' Set New Space Record

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 08.18.2013 | Science

Two cosmonauts set a new record for the longest Russian spacewalk on Friday (Aug. 16), spending more than seven hours working outside the Internationa...

WOW: 25 Iconic Spacewalk Snapshots

Posted 10.03.2013 | Science

From the 1965 photo of America's first spacewalker to the 1984 snapshot of an astronaut frighteningly far from the relative safety of his spacecraft (...

What I Learned During My Spacewalks

Jerry L. Ross | Posted 04.25.2013 | TED Weekends
Jerry L. Ross

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoThe Space Shuttle's three main engines and two solid rocket boosters spewed fire and smoke, and their deafening noise roared in my ears during seven launches into space.