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March 16, 2005

Once Again, ISS Down One Gyro

New Circuit Breaker... Breaks

Remember that gyroscope circuit breaker astronauts installed during an EVA last year? It was supposed to replace a circuit breaker that had failed, leaving the International Space Station with only one gyro to stabilize it and keep it oriented in such a way that the solar panels were directed toward the sun. Well, the replacement circuit breaker apparently needs to be replaced.

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