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Fraser
2008-Feb-24, 10:20 AM
Kessler Syndrome could be a frightening situation for space travel. No, it's not a health risk to the human body in zero-G and it's not a psychological disorder for astronauts spending too much time from home. Kessler Syndrome is the point at which space travel becomes impossible without hitting into a piece of space junk, [...]

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Maha Vailo
2008-Feb-24, 12:25 PM
Is there, perhaps, any way to clean up some of this space junk? Unmanned cleaning/recycling ships, for instance?

- Maha "pick up after yourself!" Vailo