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ISS "na udaru"

Started by Sima_Strahota, April 30, 2013, 07:39:38 am

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Canadian astronaut and Expedition 35 commander Chris Hadfield just shared this photo on Twitter, showing a portion of one of the solar array wings on the ISS... with a small but very visible hole made by a passing meteoroid in one of the cells.

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Luckily the ISS has a multi-layered hull consisting of layers of different materials (depending on where the sections were built), providing protection from micrometeorite impacts. If an object were to hit an inhabited section of the Station, it would be slowed down enough by the different layers to either not make it to the main hull or else merely create an audible "ping."