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Death from the Skies, Musk Edition

  • Death from the Skies, Musk Edition

    Increasing launches means increasing space junk falling from the skies:

    SpaceX has dumped 250 pounds of trash on Saskatchewan. Things you don’t want coming your way at terminal velocity include an 8 foot, 80 pound tall wall panel shaped like a spear. It turns out that Canada is an entirely other country than Texas, so this is something of an international incident, which Sam Lawler has been documenting in this epic thread over the past few months.

    (tags: space space-junk saskatchewan canada via:jwz)