Akihiko Hoshide

Astronauts take spacewalk to find ammonia leak

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Two spacewalking astronauts worked on a leaky radiator system outside the International Space Station on Thursday, just hours after barely dodging a menacing piece of orbiting junk. NASA ordered the […]

11/01/2012

Spacewalking team conquers bolt, installs box

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Spacewalking astronauts have triumphed over a stubborn bolt. Japanese spaceman Akihiko Hoshide successfully drove the bolt all the way home Wednesday, after cleaning out the socket with homemade tools. That […]

09/05/2012

Spacewalking astronauts stymied by sticky bolts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Sticky bolts proved too much for a pair of spacewalking astronauts. Two spacewalking astronauts tried for hours Thursday to install a new power-switching box outside the International Space Station. But […]

08/30/2012

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