When A Meteorite Hit The I.S.S, An Astronaut Tried To Plug A Life-threatening Leak With His Finger

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It’s 7:00 p.m. on August 29, 2018, and six astronauts are fast asleep on the International Space Station (ISS), unaware that a malfunction threatens their life support systems. Back on Earth, NASA has just detected what Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Russian space agency Roscosmos, will later describe as “an abnormal situation.” In fact, the space station is leaking oxygen and losing pressure…

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