ISS to close internal hatches due to space debris

Internal hatches will be closed on the International Space Station due to the threat of space debris, according to the United States Space Flight Operations Center.

The hatches between the & nbsp; main modules will be closed on Tuesday, 16 November. It is planned that the astronauts will open them after the completion of work on tracking the satellite debris.

On the eve of the & nbsp; International Space Station & nbsp; a satellite debris approached. In just a day, space debris passed the ISS several times. The station did not receive any damage.

According to RIA Novosti, cosmonauts Anton Shkaplerov and Pyotr Dubrov, as well as astronaut from the United States, Mark Vande Hai, were in the Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft docked to the station, and astronauts Raja Chari, Thomas Marshburn, Kayla Barron and the German cosmonaut of the European Space Agency Matthias Maurer are aboard Crew Dragon.

there is little time left for the evasion maneuver.

Recall, on November 10, the International Space Station & nbsp; evaded a wreck of the Chinese satellite Fengyun-1C. For this, its orbit was adjusted.


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