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Originally posted by Chadwickus
Scary stuff, what if the ISS goes down...
It'll set space exploration back decades!
It was reported on a few mins ago by cnn. I am sure all will be fine. We have so much technology am sure they are prepared for any incident.
Originally posted by InfaRedMan
No mention of this on the 24hr news channels! Is this just everyday precautionary protocol or is this an out of the ordinary event?
The 21st Space Wing is a unit of the Air Force Space Command based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. The unit is tasked with the operation of early missile warning and space object detection equipment around the world in support of NORAD and USSTRATCOM through a network of command and control units and ground based sensors operated by geographically separated units around the world.
The Wing’s services include more than 9,000 government and contractor personnel detect, track and catalog more than 14,000 catalogued man-made objects in space, from those in near-Earth orbit to objects up to 22,300 miles above the earth's surface and explores counterspace warfighting technologies in the field.
Originally posted by UKWO1Phot
Is being covered on Sky news as of now..