A Russian spacewalk outside the International Space Station was stopped Wednesday (Aug. 17) after a cosmonaut
Moscow Mission Control requested Expedition 67 commandant Oleg Artemyev back to the isolated space after he detailed
voltage variance in the battery power for his Orlan spacesuit. Drop all that and begin returning immediately!
Vladimir Solovyov, a previous cosmonaut and the flight chief for the space station's Russian portion, radioed to Artemyev during
the spacewalk. "Oleg, return and interface with station power." In spite of the fact that Artemyev was not in no impending peril,
were his spacesuit's ability to cut off totally, he would have additionally lost the capacity to speak with his kindred
spacewalker, Denis Matveev, and flight regulators on the ground until he had the option to plug once more into the power supply
I duplicate and comprehend," said Artemyev, as he started his direction back to the airtight chamber on the space
confronting side of the Poisk little exploration module, where he and Matveev started their spacewalk at 9:53 a.m. EDT (1353 GMT).