SPACE After an Orbital ATK Cygnus carrying 4,087 lb. of trash departed the International Space Station, NASA started a fire in the spacecraft as part of an experiment by the Glenn Research Center. Fire in space is a serious concern. In 1997, six Russian, German and U.S. astronauts fled Mir to a Soyuz spacecraft docked to the space station after an oxygen-generating canister caught fire. They were poised to leave when the fire burned itself out. NASA’s Kepler space telescope mission ...


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