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Space Station Astronauts Encounter a Few Problems in Spacewalk

Spacewalking astronauts encountered leaking ammonia and minor glove damage while performing plumbing work outside the International Space Station on Friday, but NASA said neither issue posed an immediate threat. NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren reported intermittent flakes of toxic ammonia while making connections in a cooling line. He assured Mission Control it appeared to be just a small leak. (Watch the spacewalk live on NASA's website.) Mission Control stressed that the...

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