12 Pieces Of Fallen Space Debris

12 Pieces Of Fallen Space Debris

Not all space-borne objects touch down as gracefully as the space shuttle Discovery. Our friends at Ooobject.com have some examples of of objects that took a more… direct route.

Mysterious ball of space junk, Queensland, Australia

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Chang’e II’s Rocket Returns to Earth in Rural China

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Russian booster rocket debris

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Space debris map

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Delta 2 Rocket debris collected in South Africa

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Parts of decayed satellite near Cape Town, South Africa

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Titanium rocket motor casing, Saudi Arabia

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Space Junk raining down on Siberia

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Skylab fragment with lettering intact

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The largest recovered fragment of Skylab

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Something fell out of the sky and landed in Texas

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Propellant tank of a Delta 2 launch vehicle, Texas

Looking for more space stuff? Try these 10 rocket pads, 12 blastoffs, 13 Space-worn watches, and 13 Soviet satellites.