Skip to content

International Space Station’s crew told to hide.

Image Credit: NASA

Moments ago the International Space Station’s crew were told to hide due to space debris. The Russian ground control told their Russian crew to hide inside the Soyuz spacecraft, while the Americans told their crew to hide in the US segment.

The space debris was from a destroyed satellite. This comes days after the ISS had to maneuver to avoid a collision with a part of a Chinese satellite that was destroyed by a weapon test back in 2007. The crew last Wednesday had two days time to maneuver the ISS, but today they did not have enough time, and for this reason they were required to go to their quarters for a possible evacuation from the ISS.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: