Published On: Fri, Apr 21st, 2017

As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris grows

BERLIN (AP) - Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.

More than 750,000 fragments larger than a centimeter are already thought to orbit Earth, and each one could ...

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