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Roskosmos disprove reports of damage to the ISS.. / January 28, 2010 /

The report of the Federal Space Agency, with reference to the Professional MCC indicated that all systems on board the space station are functioning normally. Also notes that the astronauts Maxim Suraev and Oleg Kotov prepared for the planned experiments.

Many news articles have appeared in Russian mass media (including the report of the First Channel) on Wednesday, January 27, with reference to the data NASA stated that the installation of «air» does not work for four days. It was pointed out that Maxim Suraev trying to fix the system, but his actions to the success so far failed.

Failure of the installation to clean the air of carbon dioxide, located in Russia’s segment of the ISS, in any case not lead to catastrophic consequences. In the American segment of the station there is another system — CDRA (Carbon Dioxide Removal Assembly — Installation Removal of carbon dioxide).

Two weeks ago the media reported about yet another failure on board the International Space Station. Failure came a new system for producing potable water from urine and fumes inhabitants of the station. The probable cause of failure was calcium, which damaged parts of the system. The concentration of this element in the urine of astronauts raised

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