International Space Station Conducts Debris Avoidance Maneuver

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Russian fight controllers commanded an orbital debris avoidance maneuver of the seven-person International Space Station (ISS) early Dec. 3 to avoid a fragment from a U.S. Pegasus rocket launched more than 27 years ago, according to NASA and Roscosmos, the Russian space agency. The 161-sec...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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