Nightly News   |  December 23, 2013

Spacewalk set for tomorrow

NASA delayed a spacewalk to fix part of the International Space Station because of worries about an astronaut’s suit. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> tonight, while orbiting earth at 17,000 miles an hour, astronauts are making last-minute preparations for a second spacewalk. the christmas eve edition to repair a broken pump on the international space station . the first one went off without a hitch. the strautds wore absorbent pads on a snorkel inside their suits in case, just because, after the last time it happened, an astronaut almost drowned in a water leak in his helmet, that was in july. second spacewalk was supposed to take place today. but was delayed a day, because of a different problem with one of the suits. back