ISS crew repairs leak

Christopher Davidson
September 3, 2018

Commission to find out the causes of air leak, which occurred on the global space station.

The crew's radio exchange with Earth, broadcast by a NASA resource, indicates that, having applied the second layer of a sealing compound, the cosmonauts recorded a minor leak, which stopped some time later.

Later, media reports said that this fault caused a drop in pressure on the ISS. The US crew gathered in the Russian segment, all six astronauts were there.

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The break, he mentioned, could maybe also very effectively be external hurt and is believed to be the discontinue effect of a micro-meteorite. Seems it is all on the Russian phase, and never the us, and never available on the market, however on the "Soyuz MS", - stated Rogozin.

Astronauts of the International Space Station (ISS) detected an air leak on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked to the ISS, the Russian State Space Corporation Roscosmos said Thursday. "A micro fracture was found, most likely it is damage from the outside. The ship will be saved with the use of the fix kit", Rogozin said. Currently, there are three spaceships which are docked at the ISS that includes the Progress 70 resupply ship along with the Soyuz MS-08 and MS-09 crew ships. "Flight controllers are working with the crew to catch a more entire prolonged-time length fix", NASA added.

NASA confirms that the crew aboard International Space Station is safe.

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