25 June 2024
International Space Station

International Space Station

International Space Station: What is happening in different countries of the world..? We keep getting information about this from moment to moment. But most people remain ignorant of the world of space. On August 24, something happened in space, the consequences of which could be dire.

International Space Station

International Space Station: What is happening in different countries of the world..? We keep getting information about this from moment to moment. But most people remain ignorant of the world of space. Yesterday i.e. on August 24, something like this happened in space, the result of which could be very dire. The space station was in danger and efforts were being made to save it. Let us tell you in detail about this extremely dangerous incident that happened in space.

To know about this incident, first, you need to know that the space agencies of all the countries are about 400 km from the earth. Maintains the above established Space Station (ISS) and collects space related information. On Thursday (August 24), a large amount of space garbage was moving rapidly towards the ISS ie International Space Station.

International Space Station
International Space Station

After which a Russian module on the International Space Station (ISS) lifted off at about 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT or 6 p.m. Moscow time) to move the orbiting complex away from the space junk. In simple words, you can understand it in such a way that the place of the space station had to be changed. NASA has also confirmed this incident through email.

 

“On Thursday, the International Space Station’s Zvezda service module engine was fired for 21.5 seconds to steer the complex away from the predicted track of a piece of orbital debris,” NASA officials said by email. The space station lowered its orbit about 1,640 feet (500 m) toward Earth. Explain that the average height of the ISS from the Earth is about 250 miles or 400 km.

International Space Station

Let us tell you that since 1999, the place of ISS has been changed more than 30 times due to the wastes of space. Due to the accumulation of satellites and space junk, its need is increasing now. It is not clear how close the debris passed to the space station this time. However, in general, such flybys occur from relatively distant

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