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After Russia’s new 23-ton multipurpose Nauka module docked with the ISS, it began firing its thrusters unexpectedly and without command, shifting the ISS out of its proper and normal position in orbit.Boeing’s second Starliner mission to the ISS is a make-or-break moment|Neel V. Patel|July 31, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The module unexpectedly fired its thrusters, which shifted the multi-ton station 45 degrees outside its typical orientation.
If you want your satellite to go a different orbit or trajectory, you need to install expensive thrusters that can take it there.Startup Phantom Space wants to be the Henry Ford of rockets|Neel V. Patel|May 26, 2021|MIT Technology Review
“A hundred times per second, we’re computing what the best action is for these thrusters to take to stop the spin, or swing, or any type of motion,” says Derek Sikora, the CTO at Vita Inclinata.
Ropes don’t need to be recharged, nor do they need software, but then again, algorithms and thrusters can perform tricks that a rope, or tagline, cannot.