Russian and US space experts were scrambling to address a "very serious" ammonia leak outside the International Space Station that may require astronauts to perform an emergency spacewalk, a Russian official said on Friday.
This September 17, 2006 NASA file photo shows the International Space Station over Earth. Russia and the United States are planning later Friday to discuss a "very serious" ammonia leak outside the International Space Station, said Vladimir Solovyov, flight director for the Russian segment of the space station.
"Indeed, they have a serious defect, very serious," Vladimir Solovyov, flight director for the Russian segment of the space station was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency.
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