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Time to De-Junk Our Solar System?

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EU Infrastructure News reports that since the Soviet Union’s launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957, over 19,000 objects larger than 10cm (4 inches) have accumulated in the earth’s orbit. Yikes – looks like it might be time for some spring cleaning!

2 Responses to “Time to De-Junk Our Solar System?”

  1. […] The only question that remains in our minds is how to fortify this elevator against all the floating space junk? […]

  2. […] of millions of pieces of space debris currently orbit Earth – discarded rocket engines, outdated satellites, and the fragments […]

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