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Guide to the International Space Station for the occasional visitor – part 2

Pressurised Mating Adaptor (PMA1) From the FGB, moving toward the bow, we pass through a corridor that looks rather strange. The corridor is an asymmetrical truncated cone. Starting from the round hatch, it transforms into a square that is Node-1. … Continue reading

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Ammonia leak on the International Space Station

Luca Parmitano shares his thoughts on the recent ammonia leak on the International Space Station: Last week the crew on board of the International Space Station detected what seemed to be ammonia leaking into space. Liquid ammonia is used to … Continue reading

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