HOUSTON — NASA’s Mission Control coordinated a debris avoidance maneuver by the International Space Station (ISS) early July 23, hours before Russia’s Progress 56 resupply mission lifted off on an expedited flight to the six-person orbiting science lab with nearly 3 tons of fuel, food, research gear and other equipment. The freighter was on course to dock with the station’s Russian segment Pirs module at 11:30 p.m. EDT. Just before 7 a.m., thrusters on the Russian ...
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