“I’m fine as long as it’s not too much longer. How much longer?”
Astronaut Stephen Bowen, when asked by Mission Control if he was comfortable. A robotic system shutdown interrupted Monday’s (2/28/11) spacewalk outside the International Space Station, leaving Bowen stuck with an 800-pound pump in his hands for nearly a half-hour. Good thing it was weightless.
Read the story here.
Watch a news report of the space walk from Monday (prior to the malfunction of the robotic arm):