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Could The International Space Station Be Abandoned?

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The International Space Station, which has been constantly manned since 2000, may have to be abandoned later this year following the launch failure of a Russian rocket last week. Until the problem with that rocket is resolved, there will be no way to get astronauts to the station. Robert Siegel speaks with Dr. Leroy Chiao, a former NASA astronaut, about what that would mean to the station — and the six astronauts currently on board.
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