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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…