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‘Space station moves to avoid debris’ — not

Submit on Monday, February 5th, 2007 08:21

A report by U.S. news agency UPI over the weekend claimed that “U.S. and Russian officials changed the International Space Station’s orbit to keep it clear of debris from a satellite destroyed by China.” This has turned out to be completely untrue. — In related news, the number of fragments stemming from the Chinese ASAT test is still rising and may reach a record number.

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