Three crew members on board the Worldwide Area Station will spend the weekend within the vessel’s Russian section whereas they seek for the supply of a cabin air leak, NASA and Russian area company Roscosmos mentioned on Thursday.
“In September 2019, NASA and its worldwide companions first noticed indications of a slight improve above the usual cabin air leak fee,” NASA mentioned in a press release.
It mentioned the crew, composed of NASA’s Chris Cassidy and Russia’s Ivan Vagner and Anatoly Ivanishin, would shut the station’s hatches this weekend to observe air strain and discover the supply of the leak.
NASA and Roscosmos mentioned the scenario represented no instant hazard to the crew or to the area station.
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