SpaceX’s Falcon-9 rocket carrying four astronauts on the International Space Station narrowly escaped hitting the debris. If the debris of space had hit this rocket, it could have caused trouble on the lives of four passengers aboard it. However, US Space Command spokesman Lt. Col. Erin Dick has claimed that the warning the Falcon-9 rocket sent against the wreckage was incorrect. He said that there was no such object, which was likely to hit the capsule.
Warning given 7 hours after flight
The Falcon-9 rocket warning came about seven hours
Astronauts were asked to wear space suits
After receiving the message of the alert, the astronauts immediately sat in their seats, wearing a space suit. This alert was reported 20 minutes before the possible collision. They were told that the collision could reduce the air pressure inside the capsule. Crew-2 astronaut Thomas Peskett of the European Space Agency confirmed the message to Sarah Giles and confirmed her own preparations.
NASA captured the entire event in livestream
The US space agency NASA has captured the event in its livestream. In which an object appears at some distance during the second stage of SpaceX’s Falcon-9 rocket. This unknown object was initially thought to be a threat to SpaceX astronauts, but NASA later reported that this space junk went 48 km away from the rocket in a short period of time.
The capsule landed in the Indian Ocean
The SpaceX capsule, carrying four astronauts, arrived at the space station on Saturday, a day after launching from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. After which the capsule itself landed at a distance of 418 km from the designated outpost in the Indian Ocean. There has been no response from SpaceX regarding this report.