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Fraser
2018-Apr-03, 06:20 PM
This past weekend, a lot of attention was on the Tiangong-1 space station. For some time, space agencies and satellite trackers from around the world had been predicting when this station would fall to Earth. And now that it has safely landed in the Pacific Ocean, many people are breathing a sigh of relief. While […]
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WaxRubiks
2018-Apr-04, 03:44 AM
It's funny and kind of asinine how the world carries on.

KaiYeves
2018-Apr-04, 05:31 AM
Of course I presume the rate would have to be much higher to solve the debris problem?