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Watch a chunk of satellite melt like a marshmallow on fire


Watch a chunk of satellite melt like a marshmallow on fire Space junk is a worrisome problem, especially when wayward bits of technology survive reentry and land back on Earth as angry hunks of debris. European Space Agency researchers wanted to learn more about how satellites burn up during reentry, so they fried a satellite chunk in a plasma wind tunnel to see what happens. The footage is impressive.   More



(Source: CNET - Jun 19)

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