• NASA has delayed Boeing's spaceship flight after a Russian module pushed the space station out of position

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    An illustration of Boeing's CST-100 Starliner spaceship orbiting Earth.
    Boeing
    NASA is delaying a test flight of Boeing's Starliner spaceship after a major space-station mishap.
    A new Russian module, Nauka , fired its engines unexpectedly and rotated the space station on Thursday.
    Boeing has to fly Starliner to the station and back before it can launch astronauts for NASA.
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    A major mishap on the International Space Station has forced NASA and Boeing to delay the company's planned spaceship flight. Boeing was set to launch its spacecraft, called...
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  • Russia's new space-station module fired its engines in error, pushing the entire station into an hour-long spin

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A screenshot from NASA's livestream shows the Nauka module approaching its port on the International Space Station, July 29, 2021.
    NASA via Youtube
    Russia just sent a new module, called Nauka, to the International Space Station .
    After Nauka docked , it began mistakenly firing its thrusters - which moved the entire space station.
    The ISS rotated 45 degrees before NASA was able to get it back to its original position.
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    A new Russian space-station module malfunctioned after it docked on Thursday. The module, called Nauka, starting unexpectedly...
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