BBC News – Space junk at tipping point, says report

Scientists in the US have warned Nasa that the amount of so-called space junk orbiting Earth is at tipping point.

A report by the National Research Council says the debris could cause fatal leaks in spaceships or destroy valuable satellites.

via BBC News – Space junk at tipping point, says report.

It’s not enough we’ve littered up the surface, we’ve also littered up low Earth orbit…

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