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Astronauts May Evacuate Space Station in November, NASA Says

by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer

The International Space Station may have to start operating without a crew in November if Russian engineers don't figure out soon what caused a recent rocket failure, NASA officials announced today.

How Would NASA & Russia Evacuate the International Space Station?

by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Senior Writer

In the wake of a Russian rocket failure, NASA is considering evacuating the crew of the International Space Station later this year. The unprecedented move would mark the first time in more than 10 years that the orbiting outpost has gone unmanned.

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