NASA astronaut took an incendiary music video on the space station

Pablo Tucker
October 5, 2018

The crew completed hundreds of experiments during its 197-day expedition in space.

But NASA, the USA space agency, countered in a statement that ruling out defects "does not necessarily mean the hole was created intentionally or with mal-intent".

It is reported by Interfax Thursday, 4 October.

NASA sought on Wednesday to tamp down speculation that sabotage caused a tiny hole found last month in the side of a Russian module docked at the International Space Station, but the mystery remained unsolved.


Is asaboteur really running amok on the International Space Station - and using a drill to create tiny holes in the wall of the Russian section?

Expedition 55 Flight Engineers Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold stepped outside of the International Space Station for the second of two related EVAs, completing the primary objectives of upgrading cooling system hardware and installing new and updated communications equipment for future dockings of commercial crew spacecraft.

The Indian manned mission will likely have a three-person crew entering the low Earth Orbit and will be carried out on board the indigenous Mark GSLV III launch vehicle.

Initially, the hole was thought to have been caused by a micrometeorite or a manufacturing defect.


NASA said a spacewalk was being tentatively planned for November to gather more information.

The ISS is one of the few areas of tight Russia-US cooperation that remains unaffected by the crisis in ties, including after Washington's sanctions against Russia over Ukraine and other crises. He is set to return to Earth this week. He wrote "spasibo" (thank you) and signed his name on the craft in chalk.

The next launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is scheduled for next Thursday.

Artemyev conducted one spacewalk together with a fellow Russian.


The trio's departure leaves three crew members aboard the space station, headed by German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who took over the commander's role from Feustel.

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