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ISS carries out emergency maneuver to dodge debris of Japanese rocket

ISS carries out emergency maneuver to dodge debris of Japanese rocket

Crew on board the International Space Station carried out an emergency maneuver to dodge a piece of space junk left by a Japanese rocket. Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner along with American astronaut Chris Cassidy began the maneuver before boarding the Soyuz spacecraft in case the approaching piece of the rocket hit the ISS and they needed to abandon the station.

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Seekster
Seekster 2 months

It doesn't happen often but it does happen. In space its better to be safe than sorry.

ken taro
ken taro 2 months

We need some space debris clean up crews.

edwin
edwin 2 months

Quick Yuri, fire up the yugo, we need emergency thrust.

Bob Of Cheesecake
Bob Of Cheesecake 2 months

Sliiide to the left. Sliiiiiide to the right. Criss cross.

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