Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Other Side Of The World

It's getting crowded up there! Where's that space crossing guard when you need him?

Satellites Collide in First-Ever Mid-Space Crash

Yikes! A commercial Iridium communications satellite and a "presumably-defunct" Russian Cosmos spacecraft smashed into one another on Tuesday, more than 490 miles above northern Siberia. It's the first ever sat-on-sat collision, reports. "The U.S. space surveillance network detected a [...]

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