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The Biggest Threat to Space Travel is Tiny! - playtunez.com
Published: 8 months ago By: Science Channel

By: Science ChannelPublished: 8 months ago

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The Quick and the Curious
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Space junk, of any size, is no joke. Paint flecks can travel eight times the speed of a bullet through space!

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Scott Walters
'Scott Walters' 8 months ago
Why would they use the word flecks? -Are they not flakes of paint? #FlecksOrFlakes?
outbacktrek
'outbacktrek' 8 months ago
<3 nature ... greatShield 4 ICBM deployment & wasted spaceAdventures (Y)
Madam Fakename
'Madam Fakename' 8 months ago
I would've said bacteria or micro organisms but I guess that would also pose a threat.
RegretfulDrawings
'RegretfulDrawings' 8 months ago
Sherwin Williams what do you have to say about yourself huh!
Theonlyone Obiwan
'Theonlyone Obiwan' 8 months ago
Who says we have to launch from earth by the time that happens?
Insane CoolAid
'Insane CoolAid' 8 months ago
so why is a spec of dust dangerous than a bullet?
Nick
'Nick' 8 months ago
Well that's not an optimistic outlook on the future.
Bong Salvador
'Bong Salvador' 8 months ago
how about a big magnet..hehehe.
Phillip Morrison
'Phillip Morrison' 8 months ago
why don't they stop using paint then
GG2K7AU05
'GG2K7AU05' 8 months ago
and this is why we don't find any civilization out there. they are trapped by their own mess.
Willow Moon
'Willow Moon' 8 months ago
they seriously need to sort that out! cant they use some sort of 'vacuum cleaner' out there to clean up these tiny particles..
Rich Piano
'Rich Piano' 8 months ago
Well, I'd argue that cosmic rays are just *sliiiiightly* smaller than visible debris.
Nuclear Drift
'Nuclear Drift' 8 months ago
What about missions to collect space junk with controlled stages that either fall to earth or serve a second purpose
OptimistPrime
'OptimistPrime' 8 months ago
Ok so..... just make a space vacuum to orbit the earth and suck up all the debris. Not that difficult people.
VikingTech
'VikingTech' 8 months ago
Holy shit! I didnt know that it was so dangerous!
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'greg beaver' 8 months ago
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