“Your Dorm Fridge Wants To Kill You (and the Space Station Astronauts, Too)”


The hotel fridge blows a gasket and fills the room with gas, nearly asphyxiating me in the night. 200 miles up, a pump on the ISS blows a fuse, threatening the astronauts. Unravel the mysteries of ammonia-based cooling systems, the dangers of travel (international and into space) and how to keep your tiny fridge from killing you in your sleep.