Significant Ammonia Leak on ISS (Update)

ISS Crew Preparing for Possible Spacewalk Saturday to Fix Ammonia Leak

"Following Thursday's identification of an ammonia coolant leak outside the International Space Station, the Expedition 35 crew Friday began preparing for a possible spacewalk Saturday. Mission managers are discussing the information that was gathered overnight about the leak on the far left-side of the station's truss structure, called the P6 with P standing for port. A final decision on whether to go forward with a spacewalk is not expected until late tonight."

NASA Sets TV Briefing Today to Discuss Space Station Status

"NASA managers will discuss the status of the International Space Station, including the latest on an external cooling loop leak that developed Thursday, during a televised briefing today at 3 p.m. CDT (4 p.m. EDT)."

International Space Station Ammonia Leak Briefing (video)

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