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The Space Station Had To Change Its Orbit To Avoid Space Junk

The Space Station Had To Change Its Orbit To Avoid Space Junk

If you’ve seen Gravity, you know how it goes: Even a tiny speck of paint shooting through space at 18,000 mph can be catastrophic. So when a hand-sized piece of space debris was going to fly by the International Space Station last week, the European Space Agency fired up the…