Roscosmos Blames Software For Nauka Thruster Anomaly

Rendering of Nauka module.
Credit: NASA
A software glitch caused the newly arrived Russian Nauka module to inadvertently fire its thrusters after docking with the International Space Station (ISS) July 29 and change the orbital outpost’s orientation. “Due to a short-term software failure, a direct command was mistakenly implemented to...

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