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Space Station Maneuvers To Avoid Iridium Debris
January 16, 2012
HOUSTON — The International Space Station maneuvered Jan. 13 to avoid an impact threat posed by a 5-in. fragment from a 2009 orbital collision involving U.S. and Russian satellites. The 54-sec. debris avoidance maneuver (DAM) was carried out at 11:10 a.m. EST, using thrusters on the station’s...
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