Radio ham describes “nearly drowning” during space walk

Luca Parmitano KF5KDP / IR0ISS  on Expedition 36 EVA July 9, 2013 - Image credit ESA

Luca Parmitano KF5KDP / IR0ISS
on Expedition 36 EVA July 9, 2013 – Image credit ESA

“I can’t even be sure that the next time I breathe I will fill my lungs with air and not liquid”

These are the words of Luca Parmitano KF5KDP / IR0ISS describing his recent space walk during which his spacesuit leaked.

Read his blog – EVA 23: exploring the frontier
http://blogs.esa.int/luca-parmitano/2013/08/20/eva-23-exploring-the-frontier/

Radio Ham’s Leaky Spacesuit
https://amsat-uk.org/2013/07/31/radio-hams-leaky-spacesuit/

Astronaut Luca Parmitano KF5KDP talks about his ham radio contacts
https://amsat-uk.org/2013/08/14/astronaut-luca-parmitano-kf5kdp-talks-about-his-ham-radio-contacts/

Huffington Post – Astronaut Luca Parmitano Recounts Nearly Drowning During Spacewalk
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/luca-parmitano-spacewalk-drowning_n_3786645.html