The International Space Station is all about redundancy. There is more than one7;s still not great when one of these systems fails. , and there is more than one oxygen supply system that provides precious air for the crew in orbit. It̵
According to AFP, the oxygen supply system in the Russian module of the Zvezda station did not work on Wednesday. His, therefore, a crew of six – that includes – does not threaten.
A Roscosmos spokesman told AFP that the crew would work to fix the problem this week.
The “star” is in orbit for 20 years. NASA describes it as “an early cornerstone for the station’s first human dwelling.” It contains accommodation, flight systems and life support systems.
This is the latest in a series of air-related issues on the ISS. The crew and ground dispatchers are trying to track. It is not yet clear whether there is a link between the leak and the oxygen system.
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