vineri, 2 septembrie 2011

Scientists warn NASA to deal with space junk

- WASHINGTON – Space junk orbiting Earth, which has disabled satellites and nearly hit theInternational Space Station, represents a growing threat that NASA needs to deal with better, the National Research Council said in a report released Thursday. Full story:

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