The ISS crew in gas masks explored the ship Crew Dragon

The ISS crew in gas masks explored the ship Crew Dragon

Экипаж МКС в противогазах исследовал корабль Crew Dragon

Photo: Roscosmos

Members of the ISS crew put on gas masks

For the first time in the history of the station crew members worked in the insulating outer masks.

The crew of the International space station in gas masks took samples of the air in the new reusable spacecraft Crew Dragon, who yesterday for the first time docked to the ISS. It is reported by Roscosmos on Monday, March 4.

“For the first time in the history of the station, the crew worked in gas masks IPK (SCBA space). They are designed to protect respiratory and vision of astronauts from toxic gas and vaporous products”, – stated in the message.

“Oleg Kononenko and David Saint Jacques took samples of the air to the Dragon, he tested gas masks and reported to the Ground feel in them,” – added the Russian state Corporation.

We will remind, on March 3, Crew Dragon first docked with the ISS. The ship was docked independently offline at 13:00 Kyiv time, pristykovyvayas to the American segment of the ISS module Harmony. Crew Dragon will be in orbit for about a week, then go back to Earth.

Earlier on March 2 carrier rocket Falcon 9 with the spacecraft Crew Dragon company SpaceX launched to the International space station.

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