"Honorary Canadian" heals a broken space station

Howell, Elizabeth
February 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/26/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 5, p542
Academic Journal
The article reports on Scott Parazynski's repairs on the solar panel array of the International Space Station on November 2007. Parazynski states that he wore his spacesuit and climbed on the station's robotic arm to see the seriousness of the array's damage. He repairs the solar panel array through cutting its two wires and placing five cufflinks into its prefabricated holes. Parazynski mentions that so much work such as robotic trajectories and fabricating cufflinks had been done for the repair.


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