NASA confirms ammonia gas leak to be a false alarm at ISS, assured crew’s safety

January 15, 2015 12:25 PM

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NASA confirmed that the recent news of a potential leak of the harmful Ammonia gas at a section of the International Space Station was a false alarm.

On Wednesday, at 4 a.m. Eastern Time, an alert was issued after a computer sounded an alarm for an increase in the coolant loop pressure. The warning hinted at a potential Ammonia gas leak, and an evacuation of the crew was initiated. The Russian Federal Space Agency later announced via its website ...

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