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TO FIX THE SPACE JUNK PROBLEM, ADD A SELF-DESTRUCT MODULE

TO FIX THE SPACE JUNK PROBLEM, ADD A SELF-DESTRUCT MODULE Humans have gotten pretty good at launching stuff into space—but way less good at getting stuff back down. Up in lower Earth orbit, along with a thousand-plus productive satellites, there are many more slackers: space junk, cosmic trash, garbage of the highest-orbiting order. According to the European Space Agency’s latest statistics, there are about 29,000 pieces of such junk larger than 10 centimeters, 750,000 between 1 and 10 centimeters, and a 166 million between 1 mm and 1 centimeter.   More



(Source: Wired - Dec 13)

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