Thursday, February 12, 2009


space debris

-Houston we have a problem

At any given moment there are thousands of men made objects, mainly satellites, circling just outside of the Earth's atmosphere. Recently two of these satellites, one Russian and one American, collided above Siberia, drawing attention to this growing problem. Looking from the enhanced illustration above, it is a miracle more of these high speed collusions don't happen.

A related article from New York Times' SPACE & COSMOS Section

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