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Space junk poses a threat to active satellites

More than 23,000 pieces of debris, or space junk, are tracked in space. They all travel at speeds up to 28,000 kmph, fast enough for a relatively small piece of orbital debris to damage a satellite or a spacecraft.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 02:50 PM IST

 

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