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We'll potentially deadly situation forces one astronaut to cut his space -- By more than half that by more than half after -- equipment malfunction in outer space.
-- -- -- nearly drowned inside of his own suit it's an incredible story -- has more for it.
-- in Los Angeles.
Yeah we all know mark these spacewalks to become kind of routine when you're out there but the bottom line is every after -- nose when they step out of that capsule or space station that even the smallest nick and there's space -- could mean instant -- This was an Italian astronaut his name is -- apartment taught well and he was on a six and a half hour spacewalk he was about an hour and a half in -- he felt water on the back of his hands.
And then on the back of his head and the water was increasing listen to him now trying to figure out what the problem is let's.
And we see that it might not be that water back.
There's no other players -- columns.
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Yeah I mean how much can you -- he knew it was definitely increasing.
Over his eyes and then his nose and then his mouth and in zero gravity the water just kind of -- like a big blob.
And it's not looking just step back inside the capsule or the station and -- pop his helmet off it took 24 minutes to get him back inside and then you see there another eleven minutes to get his helmet off.
NASA says he could easily have drowned but he was very calm the entire time -- You can imagine.
You know here you're in a fishbowl.
So go stick your head in -- fishbowl and and try to walk around and that's not anything you need to take lightly and certainly EPA's dangerous already.
And he did a great job.
Just keep him calm and cool and get this way back -- -- -- Did he ever about a gallon of water actually seeped inside his helmet still unclear if it came from his cooling system -- from his drinking system but.
As you might imagine Martha NASA wants to figure that out before they send somebody out.
To have the same thing capital.
Scary story glad he made out okay -- thank you very much.
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