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Visualizing the Russian Meteor Blast

For those that missed it (and considering the massive impact few could), a huge meteorite hit earth last week in Russia. In the land of the dash camera, videos far and wide captured the very rare event in its full ...
Satellite killers: Meteoroids vs. space junk

Satellite killers: Meteoroids vs. space junk

At any given time there are somewhere in the neighborhood of 22,000 pieces of debris 10 centimeters or larger zipping along in orbit at speeds of seven kilometers per second, according to the U.S. Air Force. But Sigrid Close, an ...