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The Mystery of ISS leak

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International Space Station Leak
A leak was found on Russian made Soyuz MS-09 Spacecraft on International Space Station by Astronauts which caused loss of oxygen on 30 Aug. First, it was thought it was due to a Meteorite hit to ISS but Russia rejected saying this leak was man-made.

Recently NASA's head Jim Bridenstine said that investigations will be done soon to determine the cause of leak to ISS which caused a brief deficiency of Oxygen to astronauts there. He also rejected the rumor that the U.S is trying to pull back Russia from ISS.

He further added;
"I strongly believe we're going to get the right answer to what caused the hole on the International Space Station and that together we'll be able to continue our strong collaboration,What we've got to do is we've got to very dispassionately allow the investigation to go forward without speculation, without rumor, without innuendo, without conspiracy."
Russian agency said they will not accept any mythical reason until solid proof given and they will not accept 'a second-tier role' for Russia in a NASA's plan to build an outpost near the moon and they will not be sidelined. There are rumors that NASA is building an orbiting outpost near the moon.

Jim Bridenstine said we are going to build an orbiting outpost in between Earth and Moon where humans, robots, astronauts and rovers and landers go back and forth to explore and visit the space.. He said this project required international partners and Russia will not be sidelined.

Commercial flights to ISS will soon begin approximately in 2019.

NASA's head met with Russian Rogozin in Moscow and will attend the launch of a manned capsule from Russian Space Complex in Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

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