NASA suspends routine spacewalks for now due to leaky helmet

NASA is suspending all but the most urgent spacewalks after water was discovered in an astronaut’s helmet following a March excursion, agency officials said Tuesday (May 17).

NASA will conduct an evaluation of its Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuits after water was discovered in the helmet worn by European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Matthias Maurer after a spacewalk space on March 23, agency officials said.

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