Tag: Blob

  • Russian Cosmonauts Discover Toxic ‘Blob’ During ISS Spacewalk

    RUSSIA: Russian cosmonauts Oleg Kononenko and Nikolai Chub made a remarkable discovery while inspecting a radiator coolant leak that had been plaguing the space station. This incident unfolded on October 25, 2023, during Expedition 70, and the findings are poised to provide crucial insights into the ongoing challenges of maintaining the ISS. The primary objective…

  • Spacewalk Reveals Ammonia ‘Blob’ as Cosmonauts Tackle ISS Coolant Leak

    UNITED STATES: In a daring spacewalk on Wednesday, October 25, two cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) confronted a coolant leak that had been detected emanating from an external radiator earlier in the month. Oleg Kononenko, near the growing “blob” of pooling ammonia, had one of his tethers contaminated, prompting it to be secured…