The crew of the International Space Station took shelter when space debris was detected nearby.
The exercise was mostly a safety precaution and has happened only three times in the twelve years the station has been operational. "Everything went by the book and as expected, the small piece of cosmos satellite debris passed the international space station without incident," said a spokesman. The incident outlines the growing danger of space debris to manned space endeavours.
"The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) briefly took refuge in escape capsules as a piece of space junk drifted nearby."
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