View Full Version : Close Call: Astronauts Evacuate But Space Station Avoids Debris Hit

2009-Mar-12, 07:00 PM
The three crew members on board the International Space Station were told to "evacuate" into the Soyuz spacecraft earlier today, when they were notified of possible debris hit to the station. However, thankfully, the debris passed by harmlessly. NASA and mission control in Moscow received a "RED threshold late notice conjunction threat alert” [...]

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