Rogozin’s tweet, reports Republic, no less than vague, and also “a little arrogant”: Biden said the new sanctions would affect Russia’s space program. Yeah. The details remain to be understood. Do you want to destroy our cooperation on the International Space Station? Or do you want to manage the International Space Station yourself? Explain to him (to President Biden) that the correction of the station’s orbit, in order to avoid dangerous collisions with space debris, with which talented businessmen pollute near-Earth orbit, is produced exclusively by the engines of cargo ships. Progress MS . If you prevent cooperation with us, who will save the International Space Station from uncontrolled orbit and from falling into the United States or Europe? ‘, the tweet reads to be poisoned.
When some space debris has to be avoided, the space station uses the engines of the Russian freighter shuttle, The Progress, which dock at the orbiting laboratory. Without it, the potential impact of space debris could endanger the station, where Americans, Russians and Europeans live. Currently, four NASA astronauts, Raja Chari, Thomas Marshburn, Kayla Barron and Mark Vande Hee, two Russians, Anton Shkaplerov and Peter Dubrov, European ESA, German Matthias Maurer, occupy the International Space Station.
NASA, there is no danger to the space station The war in Ukraine and sanctions do not endanger the International Space Station, which continues its activities normally: reads the statement from NASA cited by Space.com. “NASA continues to work with all of its international partners, including the Russian space agency Roscosmos, to ensure the safety of operations on the space station,” reads a message from NASA spokesperson Joshua Finch.
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