In an unprecedented incident, a smoke alarm was activated in a Russian service module on the International Space Station (ISS). As per reports, the cosmonauts had smelled burning plastic.
RIA news agency quoted Roscosmos saying that all systems were later working properly.
Also, plans for a space walk are still afoot, the space agency said.
As per Roscosmos, a smoke detector and an alarm were set off on the Zvezda service module. This module provides living quarters for crew members aboard the ISS.
RIA, citing NASA, reported Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky had seen and smelled smoke and that French astronaut Thomas Pesquet said the smell of burnt plastic or electronics had spread from the Russian segment to the U.S. section.
Earlier in July, a software glitch had caused the entire space station to pitch out of its normal flight position 400 km above Earth with seven crew members aboard in July.
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