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Guests: John Batchelor, Anatoly Zak, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: Russian docking problems, ISS spinning, ISS leak continues, ISS risks, age, metal fatigue and more..
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John Batchelor and I welcomed back Anatoly Zak of Russian Space Web to discuss the recent Russian ISS docking problem with the NAKUA module that sent the ISS spinning and tumbling until it was corrected. Anatoly talked about the possible cause, the actual impact and risks on the ISS, plus later we addressed the continued ISS leak that persists. Anatoly was asked if there was a competence problem with Russian hardware and/or management. In addition, he talked about the age of the ISS and the possibility of metal fatigue. Don't miss all of what our guest said on these issues during our 11 minute discussion.
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