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Fraser
2005-Sep-07, 08:34 PM
SUMMARY: Once you're outside the Earth's atmosphere, you lose its protection from space debris. Small particles, no bigger than a few centimetres, are moving at such a velocity they can cause tremendous damage if they hit a satellite, or astronaut. When repairing the Hubble Space Telescope in 1993, astronauts discovered a hole blasted through an antenna, and numerous smaller pits and nicks. What strategies can mission planners employ to protect people and hardware in space?

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Captain Kidd
2005-Sep-07, 10:53 PM
Sounds like a job for Half Section (http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/encyclopedia/anime.php?id=2654).