Friday, February 27, 2009

Orbiting Space Junk a Growing Danger

Space flight is a risky business, but the chance of a deadly collision is increasing due to a spreading canopy of junk that's orbiting our planet. And the wreckage from a recent satellite collision is adding to the trash, making more collisions among spacecraft all but inevitable. WSJ's Robert Lee Hotz reports.
 

2/26/2009
 
 
Source:
Harmless Debris on Earth Is Devastating in Orbit
ROBERT LEE HOTZ
WSJ, FEBRUARY 26, 2009, 10:04 P.M. ET
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123568403874486701.html

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