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NASA still perplexed by astronaut's flooded helmet

In this image from video made available by NASA, astronaut Karen Nyberg assists astronaut Luca Parmitano remove his space suit after the aborted spacewalk aboard the International Space Station on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. A dangerous water leak in the helmet of Parmitano, drenched his eyes, nose and mouth, preventing him from hearing or speaking as what should have been a routine spacewalk came to an abrupt end. (AP Photo/NASA)

In this image from video made available by NASA, astronaut Karen Nyberg assists astronaut Luca Parmitano remove his space suit after the aborted spacewalk aboard the International Space Station on Tuesday, July 16, 2013. A dangerous water leak in the helmet of Parmitano, drenched his eyes, nose and mouth, preventing him from hearing or speaking as what should have been a routine spacewalk came to an abrupt end. (AP Photo/NASA)

In this image provided by NASA Tuesday July 16, 2013, European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, Expedition 36 flight engineer, participates in a spacewalk as work continues on the International Space Station. A little more than one hour into the spacewalk, Parmitano reported water floating behind his head inside his helmet. Parmitano was reported to be fine after the dangerous episode, which might have been caused by an unprecedented leak in the cooling system of his suit. His spacewalking partner, American Christopher Cassidy, had to help him head inside after NASA quickly aborted the spacewalk. (AP Photo/NASA)

U.S. astronaut Chris Cassidy uses a still camera during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 before Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano, not in frame, reported water inside his helmet and the walk was aborted. (AP Photo/NASA)

FILE – This combination of 2013 file photos shows European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano of Italy, left, and U.S. astronaut Christopher Cassidy in the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. In one of the most harrowing spacewalks in decades, Parmitano had to rush back into the International Space Station on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 after a mysterious water leak inside his helmet robbed him of the ability to speak or hear and could have caused him to choke or even drown. His spacewalking partner, Cassidy, had to help him inside after NASA quickly aborted the spacewalk. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, Dmitry Lovetsky)

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