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An oxygen-supply system on the space station’s Russian side has failed

The oxygen-supply system on the International Space Station’s Russian segment failed this week. Crew members aren’t in danger, since the station has another oxygen system on its US segment. But the issue is the latest in a string on the station’s Russian side – there has also been a broken […]
An oxygen-supply system on the space station’s Russian side has failed
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Engineers found the location of an elusive leak on the space station: It’s in a Russian module that provides crucial life support

NASA and Roscosmos determined that a leak on the International Space Station is located in the Zvezda Service Module module on the station’s Russian side. That module provides crucial life support, including oxygen. Engineers are still working to pinpoint the leak’s exact location within the module. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Engineers found the location of an elusive leak on the space station: It’s in a Russian module that provides crucial life support
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The International Space Station has sprung ‘a small air leak,’ so a NASA astronaut and 2 cosmonauts are hunkering down to help find and repair it

The International Space Station is experiencing a “slightly increased” leakage of air, NASA said Thursday. NASA said the leak “presents no immediate danger to the crew or the space station” and is within normal operating limits. However, because of the new increase, two cosmonauts and an astronaut living aboard the […]
The International Space Station has sprung ‘a small air leak,’ so a NASA astronaut and 2 cosmonauts are hunkering down to help find and repair it