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Fox News alert new information now on the fate of the International Space Station -- just announcing astronauts may need to evacuate the space outpost.
In the next few weeks Trace Gallagher following the latest developments right -- -- -- So imagine mega for the first time ever the International Space Station could be -- -- there's nobody up there to run the thing now remember we don't have a way.
Two shuttle astronauts back and forth anymore because the shuttle program is over so we have to rely solely.
On the Russians and they're still use rocket but last week the Soyuz a cargo rocket which is the same type used to shuttle astronauts up.
It launched it failed.
It fell out of the sky.
We have some pictures that launched this thing by the way is exactly what they used to send astronauts up they were supposed to send astronauts up next month they're not about to put.
Human beings on board that rocket until they figure out exactly what went wrong so next month's launch could be delayed.
Ended November -- are currently six astronauts onboard the space station to from the United States to from Japan.
Two from Russia three of them including an American were supposed to come home next week.
That's now been delayed but they do -- -- bring three of them home before the end of September that leaves three more.
And they may have to come back by November not because -- shortage of food water but because they want to land in -- stand before the dead.
All -- winter because it's more dangerous listen -- a NASA trying to allay some.
-- But you don't get hung up on the dates.
The important part there -- will have a couple of flights unmanned flights before we we put humans on board Soyuz at least that's that the kind of plan that we're looking at today.
Again are rushing colleagues have a lot of work in front of -- -- to sort this all out but that's kind of thought process that's going on today.
Given my and there are a couple of Soyuz rockets that are now docked to the International Space Station each carry three astronauts that's how they get back to earth.
And Houston says they can run the International Space Station with no humans aboard but boy.
That's not what they want to do.
And -- thank you have -- -- count on.
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