Space Station Crew Prepares For Potential Shutdown, Leaving the ISS Empty 1st Time in 11yrs


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“Six astronauts aboard the International Space Station that was scheduled to launch in late September will continue to be delayed after a Russian rocket carrying space station supplies failed during liftoff two weeks ago and crashed into Siberia. The astronauts, who planned to temporarily abandon the shuttle, told the Associated Press that ground controllers are figuring out how best to leave the complex. The Russian rocket that crashed is the same type of rocket used to launch people to the station.”…

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