Shuttle delayed, Station still there..

The much delayed Space Shuttle Mission STS-119 is now scheduled to launch on Sunday *fingers crossed* – the plan this time had been for a Wednesday night launch. Meanwhile, there was an alert today on the International Space Station when a piece of space debris was spotted heading towards the station. There was only a low risk of impact, and the alert was described as precautionary, but there will be concern that it was identified by surveillance facilities too late for the ISS to be manoeuvred away from any danger. And with recent additions to that debris field..

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