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More on why that communications cable was cut at Russian mission control.

More on why that communications cable was cut at Russian mission control.

It appears that because of routine maintenance of other equipment, the company that controlled the cable was supposed to mark it so that the repair crew would leave it alone. That repair company is now claiming that the marking never happened.

The accidental cutting of a communications cable has cut off Russia’s mission control from ISS and many of its satellites.

The accidental cutting of a communications cable has cut off Russia’s mission control from ISS and many of its satellites.

They have rerouted communications to ISS through mission control in Houston, so the station has not been seriously effected by this accident.