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Space junk increases danger for future

November 6, 2009 | Comment icon 1 comment

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British space experts have warned that the growing amount of debris flying around in space represents an increasing risk of an orbital crash in addition to substantially increasing the cost of future space missions.
A growing storm of debris flying around in space is dramatically increasing the risk of orbital crashes, and steps to avoid them will add greatly to the costs of future space flight, British space experts say.

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Comment icon #1 Posted by the rebirth 13 years ago
maybe people just need to realize that orbital space isnt a trash bin, and stop leaving so much junk floating around. my last trip into space i think i only left behind a couple screws and a half eaten sandwich, but im sure the space cockroaches will eat the sandwich before it bumps into anything.

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