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Will Space Junk Kill Us All? – Earth Lab

With all the debris floating around in space, what are the chances of it killing one of us, or all of us? Dominic Burgess has the answers.

Foot notes:

1) https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/explorer/bumper.html
2) http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/news/orbital_debris.html
3) http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/09/110909-nasa-space-debris-uars-satellite-top-five-science/
4) http://www.space.com/21122-skylab-space-station-remains-museum.html
5) http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/09/110909-nasa-space-debris-uars-satellite-top-five-science/
6) http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=98700&page=1
7) http://www.livescience.com/33511-falling-nasa-satellite-uars-risk.html
8) http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/scientists-calculate-odd-ways-die-282884
9) http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/news/orbital_debris.html
10) https://futurism.com/the-seriousness-of-the-kessler-syndrome/
11) http://futurism.com/what-are-the-long-term-plans-to-deal-with-space-junk/

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