ISS crack size has increased

ISS crack size has increased

Photo: Roscosmos

The size of the crack is about 4.5 cm, specified in Roscosmos

According to the crew report, the crack size is about 4.5 cm. Earlier it was reported about a crack of no more than four centimeters.

The length of the crack on the International Space Station is about 4.5 cm, the press service of Roscosmos told TASS on Friday.

“According to the crew’s report, the crack size is about 4.5 cm,” the corporation noted, stressing that nothing threatens the station’s crew.

As specified in Roskosmos, the ISS crew continues to study the crack in the Zvezda module, transmitting the obtained data to Earth, following the recommendations of the specialists of the Main Operational Control Group of the ISS Russian Segment.

It should be noted that in August the crack size on the ISS was no more than 4 centimeters.

Recall that the ISS air leak was stopped using temporary means. Now specialists are looking for an opportunity to seal the “gap” that has arisen on a permanent basis. It also became known that the ISS crew had removed the malfunctions of the toilet, food heater and oxygen production system that arose tonight.

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