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ISS Space Science

Russian Resupply Crash Could Mean Leaving ISS Empty 291

Posted by timothy
from the needs-a-good-cat-sitter dept.
astroengine writes "In the wake of the Russian Progress vehicle crash shortly after launch on Aug. 24, a chain of events has been set into motion that could result in the decision not to fly astronauts into orbit. If this happens, the ISS will be temporarily mothballed before the end of the year to avoid landing astronauts during the harsh Kazakh winter."
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Russian Resupply Crash Could Mean Leaving ISS Empty

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