View Full Version : Station's Oxygen Generator Breaks Down

2005-Sep-13, 01:02 AM
SUMMARY: A generator that supplies oxygen to the International Space Station has broken down, and it could cause a delay for the upcoming crew transfer scheduled for next month. The Russian-built Elekton generator uses electrolysis to separate oxygen out of waste water, and without it, the two-man crew of the station will need to get their oxygen from the Progress cargo ship currently docked. They'll attempt repairs to the unit on Friday.

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