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Experts continue to monitor the rapprochement of a fragment of a Falcon 9 rocket with the ISS



Nov. 24, 2021

Employees of the Main Information and Analytical Center of the Automated System for Warning of Hazardous Situations in Near-Earth Space TsNIIMash (part of the Roscosmos State Corporation) continue to monitor the situation with the approach of November 25, 2021 at 07:18 Moscow time, a fragment of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle from the International space station (ISS).

International Space Station (ISS). Image Credit: NASA

According to Russian experts, the minimum distance between the ISS and this object will be over 5.3 km. The situation is under control.

The station and the crew of the 66th long-term expedition are working as usual. As of November 24, 2021, this fragment does not pose a threat to the ISS; an evasive maneuver is not required.

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Fragment of Falcon 9 rocket will approach the ISS at a distance of 5.5 km

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Image (mentioned), Text, Credits: ROSCOSMOS/TsNIIMash/MCC/ Aerospace/Roland Berga.


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