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Cuba appears at the top of this high oblique image, photographed by one of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the International Space Station. (Source: NASA.gov)

Space Station Fires Up Thrusters To Avoid Space Junk

The crew of the International Space Station fired up the orbiting platform’s on-board thrusters to dodge part of an old satellite.

03/17/2014

(Source: NASA)  The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery.

Rocket Debris To Miss International Space Station

NASA has given the three astronauts aboard the International Space Station the all clear concerning two pieces of space junk heading it their general direction.

CBS4–09/27/2012

(Source: NASA)  The International Space Station is featured in this image photographed by an STS-133 crew member on space shuttle Discovery.

Space Station Succcessfully Dodges Cosmic Junk

The International Space Station has successfully dodged another piece of cosmic space junk.

CBS4–01/13/2012

(NASA) Old NASA satellite is expected to crash land on Earth on Friday, Sept. 23, 2011.

Heads Up! Satellite Still On For Friday Freefall From Space

Heads up! The debris of a giant 6-ton satellite is getting closer to Earth and NASA is closer to knowing where, or actually where it won’t crash into the planet on Friday.

CBS4–09/22/2011

(CBS4) The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, also known as UARS, is expected to fall out of the sky by the end of this week

NASA: Satellite Pieces To Hit Earth In A Week

The debris of a giant satellite will crash land on Earth in about a week.

CBS4–09/19/2011

(Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NASA Monitoring Floating Junk Heading Toward Space Station

A piece of space junk hurtling toward the International Space Station is expected to make its closet approach on Tuesday, right in the middle of a planned spacewalk.

CBS4–07/10/2011

Soyuz capsule docked at International Space Station.  (Source: AP)

Space Junk Forces Astronauts Into Capsule

NASA ordered the three astronauts on the International Space Station to seek shelter inside a Soyuz space capsule when a small piece of space debris drifted dangerously close to the orbiting platform.

04/05/2011

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