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NASA’s Robotic ‘Sniffer’ Confirms Space Station Leak, Repair

14 Sep 2017, 12:38 UTC
NASA’s Robotic ‘Sniffer’ Confirms Space Station Leak, Repair NASA

Using the RELL instruments, operators successfully located a small leak from the station’s ammonia coolant loop, and confirmed that it was not a safety concern. Later they were able to return and more precisely characterize the leak. This valuable data helped station operators vent and isolate the leaking line from the coolant loop and successfully stop the leak.

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