The International Space Station fires thrusters to avoid the satellite

The International Space Station had to maneuver out of the way of an Earth imaging satellite on Monday (March 6).

At approximately At 7:42 a.m. (12:42 GMT), thrusters on the Progress 83 supply vehicle, currently docked with the International Space Station (ISS), fired for a little more than six minutes, raising the station’s orbit to prevent the potential collision, NASA said in a blog post (opens in new tab).

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