article on junk passing near ISS = say what

From: Kevin Fetter via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:29:32 -0700
http://www.clickorlando.com/news/space-station-dodging-junk-from-old-satellite/29359722?request-from-editor=true&showAds=0

They say

Early Wednesday afternoon, space station flight controllers steered the complex and its six inhabitants away from satellite wreckage. The debris — part of an old, destroyed Russian satellite — would have passed within two-tenths of a mile of the station if not for the maneuver.

Sorry people, wrong day. 





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