NASA asks SpaceX about options for saving the International Space Station

NASA has inquired about using the SpaceX Dragon capsule to bring astronauts home from the International Space Station (ISS) after a recent leak aboard Russia’s Soyuz capsule, a NASA blog reported.

On December 15, 2022, the Soyuz MS-22 spacecraft It had a major coolant leak while docked at the International Space Station ahead of a planned Russian spacewalk. While the Soyuz does not pose any immediate danger to the space station or its crew, it is still not known if the Soyuz is airworthy; As such, the MS-22 crew no longer had a viable lifeboat in case of an emergency.

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