12 March 2009

Space Station Crew Prepared To Abandon Ship

I was driving to work this morning when I heard on the radio news that the crew of the International Space Station had just been ordered into their Soyuz space capsule for possible evacuation due to the potential for collision with space debris.

While I don't find space travel nearly as fascinating as when I was a kid, I certainly hoped no harm would come to the crew or the station itself.

I'm glad to read the high speed space debris missed by a few miles, but I'm not sure if the story deserves to be buried as deep as it already has on the CNN website.