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False alarm: No space junk threat after all to SpaceX crew – Washington Post

There was no threat of space junk after all last week to a SpaceX crew on their way to the International Space Station



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Lt. Col. Erin Dick, a spokeswoman for Space Command, said it was believed at the time that an object was going to come close to the newly launched SpaceX capsule carrying a crew to the International Space Station.
However, we quickly realized this was a reporting error, she wrote in an email, and that there was never a collision threat because there was no object at risk of colliding with the capsule.
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She declined to comment further, saying additional information…

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