Long Overdue Spacewalk the First of Many, as ISS Finally Moving on From Astronaut Helmet Flooding Scare

October 7, 2014 2:57 PM

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The crewmembers aboard the International Space Station (ISS) performed the first routine reparations in a spacewalk in more than a year.

According to the Associated Press, the ISS has not done a regularly scheduled spacewalk since July 2013 when an astronaut's helmet flooded. Reid Wiseman, an American, and Alexander Gerst, a German, set out Tuesday to store a broken pump in its rightful place.

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