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Station Poised To Dodge Space Junk

13 Jan 2012, 03:04 UTC
Station Poised To Dodge Space Junk
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This just in from the Associated Press:WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Space Station is dodging a softball-sized piece of space junk.Mission Control told astronauts to fire the station's engines briefly Friday morning to avoid a piece of an old communications satellite.It is only the 13th time since 1998 that the station has moved because of debris. Debris travels at such high speed in orbit

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