Space Station crew takes refuge as debris threatens

March 12, 2009 at 10:23 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment

A five inch piece of debris passed close enough to force the crew into the Soviet made capsule.  This would have given them the opportunity the bailout quickly if the impact had caused a massive depressurization of the station.

Added bonus: follow this link to view live external footage from the ISS.  It only broadcasts when the crew is sleeping so as not to suck up precious bandwidth.

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