NASA postpones ISS spacewalk due to debris risk

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Washington (AFP) – NASA early Tuesday postponed a spacewalk outside the International Space Station by two of its astronauts after receiving a “debris notification” for the orbital outpost. Astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron had been due to head outside the space laboratory later Tuesday on a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk to replace a faulty radio communications antenna. “NASA received a debris notification for the space station,” the space agency tweeted. “Due to the lack of opportunity to properly assess the risk it could pose to the astronauts, teams have decided to delay the Nov….

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