Fermi’s Close Call With A Soviet Satellite – NASA

In 2012, the Goddard CARA team participated in collision-avoidance maneuvers for eight missions, which included the Fermi spacecraft which was in danger from being in collision with a Russian satellite.

Fermi rockets were designed to deorbit at the end of the mission, in this case they had to be fired to avoid a collision.

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