Friday, March 23, 2012
In a Few Minutes Some Russian Space Junk Will Pass Close By the International Space Station
An upcoming close encounter between the International Space Station and a chunk of a Russian rocket was discovered on Friday, and so the five astronauts have exited the station and right now are strapped into the two Soyuz reentry vehicles just in case an impact occurs. The chances of an impact are highly unlikely, but they’re not taking any chances.
Posted by Cornelius Hunter at Friday, March 23, 2012