Posted on 19 November 2008 by Ed Z
Watch out for
watched helplessly as the kit drifted away from her as she
serviced the solar array system on the orbiting platform.
The briefcase-sized tool bag
is one of the largest items ever lost on a spacewalk.
The event occurred during
the first spacewalk of the latest shuttle flight to the ISS, which
is intended to give the orbiting platform a major makeover.
How about a rope? No rope in the NASA budget? And
the article states, "the briefcase-sized tool bag is one of the largest
items ever lost on a spacewalk". One of the largest? What else
are the losing up there?
Good thing her keys weren’t in the bag.