ISS will execute maneuver for evasion from space debris

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On the night of Wednesday maneuver of evasion of the International space station from unknown space debris will be executed. In the message on a site of National administration office on aeronautics and space research it is said that experts in the management center flight in Houston trace an unknown fragment of space debris. It is expected that it will fly by at distance of several kilometers from ISS. Maneuver of evasion will execute with help engines of the cargo ship "Progress". At this time the crew will move to the ship "Union". Now the Russian astronauts work at ISS Anatoly Alekseevich Ivanishin and Yvan Wagner, and also the astronaut from United States of America Christopher John Kessidi. Earlier...

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Anatoly Alekseevich Ivanishin
Last position: Astronaut-tester (Federal state-financed institution "Institute for scientific research TSPK named after Yu. A. Gagarina")
Yvan Wagner
Last position: Astronaut-tester (ROSKOSMOS STATE CORPORATION)
Christopher John Kessidi
Last position: Flight engineer (CJSC "MKK "Kosmotras")
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