Friday, May 13, 2016


There's a CRACK in a window on the International Space Station. That's not good.

Tim Peake in 'hypervelocity' collision terror as debris smashes into International Space Station.

Brit astronaut shares images of damage as European Space Agency warns impact could 'shatter a spaceship'.

Tim Peake has shared a picture of the damage caused when a piece of flying space debris crashed into the International Space Station.

A tiny fragment of metal "no bigger than a few thousandths of a millimetre across" smashed into the orbiting spaceship last month , creating a 7mm chip in one of its windows.

If the object had been just a little bit larger, it would have spelt disaster for Peake and his crewmates.

The European Space Agency (ESA) said that anything larger than 1cm in size could penetrate the outer shell of the ISS.

Space debris travels at "hypervelocity" and would kill astronauts instantly if they were unlucky enough to be hit by it.

A larger impact could destroy the entire International Space Station, ESA added, as "anything larger than 10 cm could shatter a satellite or spacecraft into pieces".

“ESA is at the forefront of developing and implementing debris-mitigation guidelines, because the best way to avoid problems from orbital debris is not to cause them in the first place,” said Holger Krag, head of ESA’s Space Debris Office.

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