NASA has revealed its plans to take the International Space Station out of orbit.
The space agency is planning to crash the spacecraft back to Earth in 2031 into a so-called ‘space graveyard’.
Point Nemo, Latin for “nobody,” is about 4,000 meters deep and farther inland than any other point on Earth, making it the ideal site for slamming defunct rockets and satellites. in.
Hundreds of spacecraft – mostly Russian – have been stationed there by Nasa and other space agencies since it was first used in 1971.
US President Biden has pledged to keep the space lab up and running until 2030.
“Although the ISS won’t last forever, NASA hopes to be able to operate it safely through 2030,” a NASA report said.
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