Astronauts take shelter as debris passes dangerously close to space station


A Russian weapons test is being blamed for space junk that is threatening the international space station the four Americans one German and two Russians on board the space station were forced to briefly seek shelter in their doctor capsules because of the debris mark Vande hei is one of the Americans it was certainly a great way to ponder the crew starting off with our very first work day in space net price at the state department says an old Russian satellite was destroyed by a missile strike the test has so far generated over fifteen hundred pieces of track intractable orbital debris price says the test was dangerous reckless and irresponsible Russia's claims of opposing the weapons and weaponization of space are disingenuous and hypocritical prices some parts of the destroyed satellite are big enough to show up on radar and on satellites it

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