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International Space Station 'shifts position after engine misfire': Russian agency

  • A glitch has caused the orbital position of the International Space Station to change, but the shift posed no danger to the crew, according to Russia’s space agency Roscosmos.

    The engines of a docked spacecraft started suddenly while a radio system was being tested, reports said.

    Steps were being taken to stabilize the International Space Station, and experts were trying to determine the cause of the unexpected engine start, the agency said.

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