Running into orbital debris, or space junk, of even a few centimetres in diameter is potentially catastrophic to the International Space Station. File photo: Nasa Running into orbital debris, or space junk, of even a few centimetres in diameter is potentially catastrophic to the International Space Station. File photo: Nasa
Running into orbital debris, or space junk, of even a few centimetres in diameter is potentially catastrophic to the International Space Station. File photo: Nasa

ISS moves to dodge space debris that passed within a mile

  • Crew moved into Soyuz spacecraft until the station was out of danger
  • Object may have been a piece of a Japanese rocket that broke up last year

Topic |   Space
Running into orbital debris, or space junk, of even a few centimetres in diameter is potentially catastrophic to the International Space Station. File photo: Nasa Running into orbital debris, or space junk, of even a few centimetres in diameter is potentially catastrophic to the International Space Station. File photo: Nasa
Running into orbital debris, or space junk, of even a few centimetres in diameter is potentially catastrophic to the International Space Station. File photo: Nasa
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