JF Mezei <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On 2021-05-29 13:24, Jeff Findley wrote:
If you were doing an EVA this would be a "bad day" if the debris hit
your spacesuit. Luckily, I don't think this has happened in the
history of ISS EVAs.
Do they orient the ISS during EVAs to have the ISS act as a shield for
Or do such projectiles come from all directions and there is no way to
predict from which direction the next one will come?
The majority of orbital launches are towards the equator, and in the direction of Earth's rotation to get that extra oomph so statistically
they are skewed that way.
However, when talking about random bits of debris your guess is as good
as mine. Let's hope it all doesn't get as bad as Donald Kessler predicted.
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