U.S. and Russian experts prepared Sept. 28 for a possible maneuver of the International Space Station to avoid orbital debris from an aging Russian rocket body. The time of closest approach to the station was estimated at 3 p.m. EDT, Sept. 29. The 3-min. maneuver, if carried out on Sept. 29 just before 1 p.m. EDT, would replace a maneuver already planned for next week to adjust the station’s altitude for the arrival of the 45 Progress supply craft and Soyuz 28S crew capsule, which ...
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