Space junk could destroy satellites, hurt economies: researchers

The growing amount of fast-moving space debris orbiting the Earth could lead to catastrophic collisions with satellites, hurting economies, researchers warned Wednesday ahead of a summit to coordinate efforts to remove the junk. There are an estimated 170 million pieces of so-called “space junk” — left behind after missions that can be as big as […]

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