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shiningPate t1_jc2r3ok wrote

They keep calling what hit the Soyuz on the ISS a "micrometeroid", but the highest probability is that it was space junk. Nobody wants to call it that because it would just reinforce the karma aspect of the Russians having performed an ASAT test that generated space junk in the ISS altitudes.


ForgiLaGeord t1_jc4fxsi wrote

The manufacturing defect-caused leak? The debris impact theory is pretty much debunked now that two leaked in the same way, and the next one is delayed to fix the same defect.