American agency On Friday, NASA canceled a planned trip for two astronauts, because there are not enough space ships of size appropriate at the International Space Station (ISS).
American astronauts Christina Koch in Anne McClain They entered history as they carried out this operation for the first time by two women. Instead, after deciding, Koch will make an exit with his colleague Nick Hague.
So far only men or men and women left the station in 1998 from the beginning of the band's occupation. To date, they have been registered 214 exits from space.
Anne McClain stepped out with Nick Hague last weekand found that the "average" size of the upper body of the dress is better, according to NASA's statement.
"Since by Friday, 29 March, only a medium-sized hull can be prepared, it will be used by Koch," the space agency said.
Spacious outfits on board the ISS are in fact a set of pieces that merge to fit the astronauts' bodies, said AFP Brandi Dean, spokeswoman for the Johnson Space Center in Houston, where the headquarters are located.
According to the official, At the station, there are two superior combinations for each of the three available sizes: medium, large and very large.
One of the "averages" is a spare part that requires 12 hours of work to prepare for the exit. When in space, sizes can require adjustments based on changes caused by microgravity, he added.
(With information from AFP)