Russia’s newest ISS provide ship is spinning uncontrolled
The Worldwide Area Station has yet one more drawback on its palms. Russia’s Progress fifty nine provide ship (you are taking a look at Progress forty seven above) seems to have suffered a communications breakdown shortly after getting into orbit, and it has been spinning uncontrolled ever since — as you’ll be able to see within the video under, it isn’t about to dock with the ISS any time quickly. Floor management had initially hoped that it might get issues to ensure that an April thirtieth rendezvous, however it’s scuttling these plans until it could rein on this wayward spacecraft. It is protected to say that the station crew would really like a restoration as quickly as attainable. When Progress fifty nine is carrying 6,000 kilos of meals, gasoline and different necessities, a big delay might trigger various complications.
[Image credit: NASA]