Tag Archives: Space debris

That CO2 is powerful stuff, now causes satellites to be threatened in orbit due to lingering space debris

From the “CO2 is there anything it can’t do department” comes this ridiculous piece of research making the rounds in the MSM that worries about something that has not been observed to happen…oh, wait. From Nature Geoscience, note the text … Continue reading

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Spaceballs – the debris

Curious story in AFP yesterday: Full story here – Click the image above for a large view of the object. Me thinks it is from either of these spacecraft:

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It’s all UARS

UPDATE from NASA 11:PM Fri: NASA says it continues to wait for final confirmation of re-entry. “If debris fell on land (and that’s still a BIG if), Canada is most likely area,” the space agency just said. Update #12 Fri, … Continue reading

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