Astronauts Isolate As Mystery Air Leak Hunt Continues On International Space Station

Tyler Durden

Fri, 09/25/2020 – 23:20

NASA and the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos are searching for a small air leak on the International Space Station (ISS), according to Sputnik. 

The crew of the ISS will move to the Russian side of the station on Friday, and through the weekend, to allow for a couple of days of air pressure tests. This will be the second time astronauts have isolated in an attempt to find the leak. 

“Over the coming weekend, the ISS crew will self-isolate in the Russian segment of the station to search for an atmospheric leak at the station. The crew will regularly perform all planned operations, nothing threatens the crew’s safety,” a representative Roscosmos told Sputnik.

US astronaut Christopher Cassidy tweeted that the ISS crew would “try…

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