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 ...


"ISS Avoids Debris; Resupply Mission Lifts Off" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.