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Mysterious hole in a capsule and the international space station (ISS) appears from the inside drilled to
Science & Planet One of the Russian cosmonauts that the mysterious hole, and examined in a capsule of the international space station (ISS), has stated that the inside was drilled. About how it exactly came, there is still no clarity. The Russian secret service has launched an investigation and is not a single piste excluded.

According to Sergei Prokopyev watching the detectives a few samples that he and his colleague Oleg Kononenko collected during a long spacewalk on december 12. Prokopyev, and returned last week, along with astronauts Serena Aunon-Chancellor (NASA) and Alexander Barley (ESA) back to earth in the damaged capsule. That was no danger because the part of the Soyuz that was damaged, was jettisoned for reentry.

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The hole was at the end of August discovered, after a light pressure caused. It appeared in the upper compartment of the Soyuz MS-09 which three crew members in June to the ISS. It was immediately from the inside, filled with resin and mesh. Had that not happened, would the space station within the 18 days without oxygen have been. the

During the spacewalk of Prokopyev and Kononenko became in the thermal covering and the aluminum meteorietenschild cut. Then it was new thermal protection applied. the

Prokopyev said earlier this week during a press conference that the hole from the inside was created. “It is up to the officers to judge wannéér it was made.” (read on below)

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