An exceptional correction orbit of the international space station on the last working day of the week was held to avoid a possible collision with a fragment of the stage of the Russian rocket "proton," said Fins news Commissioner of the NASA.
before in Roscosmos said that the height of the ISS orbit increased by 900 metres With engines docked to the station of the cargo ship " Progress MS-14 ", to defend against a possible collision with space debris. The Corporation did not specify what it represents and who owns this garbage.
currently work on the ISS Russian cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and John Wagner, as well as American astronaut Christopher Cassidy, Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken.
for all time operation of the ISS was performed for 25 maneuver of evasion of station from space debris, While the last was in September 2015 (not counting Friday).