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Astronauts take shelter as space station dodges orbital junk


Astronauts take shelter as space station dodges orbital junk The International Space Station just dodged a fast-moving hunk of orbiting junk. Controllers maneuvered the station away from a potential collision with a piece of debris today (Sept. 22) at 5:19 p.m. EDT (2119 GMT). They did so by firing the thrusters on a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft that's docked to the orbiting lab's Zvezda service module, NASA officials said in an update today.   More



(Source: Space.com - Sep 25)

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