Space Debris' Enviromental Impact

Bethesda MD (SPX) Oct 15, 2010 ![][1] For the past 50+ years space-faring nations of the world have been trashing the near-Earth space without regard to future effects on our environment. Almost every satellite launched into Earth orbit has resulted in multiple objects that have become RSOs (resident space objects), otherwise known as space debris. During the first 40 or so years of accumulating this debris, it was little more

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