New Delhi: Elon Musk’s company SpaceX launched 4 Astronauts International Space Station for its crew Dragon Spacecraft. The International Space Station (ISS) already had 7 astronauts.
Social distancing is not followed in space
When 4 more Astronauts reached the ISS, the already present Astronauts embraced and welcomed them. A video of this meeting was also made on ISS. This video is now becoming increasingly viral on social media. NASA tweeted this video from its official Twitter handle. On which people reacted saying that there is no corona in space? Is there no need for social distancing?
NASA wrote in the caption of the video, ‘Welcome to the crew-2 space station. There are now 11 human beings in the orbiting laboratory.
“Endeavor arriving!” Welcome to the @Space_Station, Crew-2!
Their arrival means there are now 11 humans aboard our orbiting laboratory, a number not seen since the space shuttle era. Hugs abound. pic.twitter.com/uSwW3JFl6K
– NASA (@NASA) April 24, 2021
Astronauts were quarantined
Know that these four astronauts were quarantined for 2 to 3 weeks before going to space. During this time he met only a limited number of people. Explain that these quarters are located at Kennedy & Johnson Space Center of NASA and Baikonur Cosmodrome in South Kazakhstan, Roscosmos.
Not only this, teams returning from Space Mission are also quarantined. So that the infection of the outer world does not come on Earth. Astronauts were quarantined by NASA after their Apollo-11, 12, 13 and 14 missions were returned from the moon.