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Italian, Russian Share Rare Spacewalk Amid Ukraine Tensions

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—An Italian astronaut joined a Russian cosmonaut in a rare spacewalking show of unity Thursday, as tensions over Ukraine continued to ricochet back home. Italy’s Samantha Cristoforetti teamed up with Russia’s Oleg Artemyev to work on the International Space Station’s newest robot arm. The 37-foot (11-meter) mechanical limb—contributed by the European Space Agency—rocketed…

Citing Debris Risk, NASA Delays Spacewalk to Fix Space Station Antenna

A spacewalk planned for Tuesday to repair a faulty antenna on the International Space Station was postponed indefinitely, NASA said, citing a “debris notification” it received for the orbiting research laboratory. Two U.S. astronauts had been scheduled to venture outside the space station at 7:10 a.m. ET to begin their work, facing what NASA officials…

Spacewalkers Finishing 4 Years of Power Upgrades for Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—A pair of NASA astronauts ventured out on their second spacewalk in under a week Monday to complete a four-year effort to modernize the International Space Station’s power grid. Over the weekend, flight controllers in Houston used the station’s big robot arm to replace the last pair of old-style batteries with a single…