D’oh! Ten Goofs in Space
There are some situations even astronauts can't train for.
- By Paul Hoversten
- Air & Space magazine, November 2011
Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper was making repairs during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on STS-126 in November 2008 when a grease gun somehow squirted lubricant inside her tool bag. As she cleaned the goo from her gloves, the bag (pictured) floated away. “Oh, great,” she sighed. She had to borrow tools from her fellow spacewalker to finish her chores.