Debris That Missed Station Unlikely To Pose Further Threat

HOUSTON — The unidentified object that sped close to the International Space Station on June 28, forcing the six crewmembers to take temporary refuge in their two Soyuz lifeboats, is unlikely to pose a further collision threat, NASA orbital debris experts believe. The object, which was at least...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.