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“In low-earth orbit, space debris travels at velocities approaching 5 miles per second — roughly 18,000 mph — which gives even the tiniest bits of junk enormous destructive energy.” We’re just beginning the process of commercializing space. But we’re already pretty far along when it comes to polluting it. From Bloomberg: Earth’s Orbiting Junkyard Threatens the Space Economy.

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