NEW YORK, January 15. /TASS/. Astranauts at the International Space Station (ISS) have returned to the US segment of the station after speding over ten hours in the Russian segment due to reports of ammonia leak, NASA representatives said Thursday.
NASA representative Rob Navis said there are no signs of ammonia at the station.
Russia's space agency reported that a toxic leak occurred at the US segment of the ISS. NASA couldn't yet confirm the leak as it was assumed following a pressure drop in the cooling system.
Currently the ISS has a crew of six: Russia’s Alexander Samokutyayev, Anton Shkaplerov and Yelena Serova, the United States’ Barry Wilmore (commander) and Terry Virts, and the European Space Agency’s astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti.