Small Unknown Object Manoeuvres near the ISS,
30 August 2009
The NASA camera operator follows the unknown object, which flies very close to the ISS, with the camera. After a while the object returns and flies in the opposite direction:
It’s rather puzzling that nothing ever hits and damages the ISS or Space Shuttle, since NASA insists that every object we see up there is either Space debris or an ice particle.
The NASA STS-128 (ISS assembly flight 17A)
Space Shuttle Discovery mission:
Launch date: 28 August 2009 -
Landing date: 10 September 2009.