Watch The Live Stream of ISS Astronauts Trying to Fix The Ammonia Leak [Updating]
There's an ammonia leak on the International Space Station, and at the time of this writing astronauts Christopher Cassidy and Tom Marshburn are on a spacewalk to fix it. So far they've reported there's "no smoking gun" in terms of where the leak is coming from, but their suits feature cameras, so you can watch the whole thing streaming live, and that's amazing.Read on...
Ammonia Leak on ISS ‘Very Serious,’ Emergency Spacewalks Scheduled
An ammonia leak in the system that cools the International Space Station may be more severe than initially thought, say officials familiar with the situation. Ground crews are working overtime to try and determine the cause of the leak, and emergency spacewalks that will let astronauts on board diagnose -- and ideally fix -- the problem are being scheduled for the coming days.Read on...