Spacewalkers Extract Failed Pump

By Mark Carreau

HOUSTON — Spacewalking Expedition 24 astronauts Doug Wheelock and Tracy Caldwell Dyson succeeded Aug. 11 in removing a failed cooling system pump module from the vaulting truss of the International Space Station.

They were prevented from separating the bulky 780-lb. pump from the station’s Loop A cooling system during an Aug. 7 outing, when one of four cooling lines they were ...

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