Chinese space debris collides with Russian satellite BLITS

Chinese space debris collides with Russian satellite BLITS

On February 4, 2013 Dr. Vasiliy Yurasov and Dr. Andrey Nazarenko, working with the Institute for Precision Instrument Engineering (IPIE) in Moscow, reported to CSSI a significant change in the orbit for their BLITS satellite. IPIE had detected a

What is happening with International Space Station

What is happening with International Space Station

While some may dismiss such claims as hype, there is a real fear among NASA officials that, should the orbiting space station need to be abandoned, the risk for a catastrophic failure greatly increases.

The situation arose when Russia’s Soyuz rocket, carrying