Earth’s Orbit Getting Clogged With Tons of Space Junk, Posing Hazards to Satellites – Rights History
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Earth’s Orbit Getting Clogged With Tons of Space Junk, Posing Hazards to Satellites

About 23,000 debris fragments, some larger than softballs and moving at speeds of up to 28,000 km/h, are clogging up Earth’s orbit and posing a serious hazard to satellites and other spacecraft. According to NASA, about 100 million smaller fragments are also in orbit.

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