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marduk

quelling chaos since 2352BC
Listen.

Again, it could literally be anything.

It could be something falling off the ISS, like ice. It could be crap from supply modules. It could be propellant from one of these:


Literally anything. It's a dot. Moving. In space.

It proves nothing and adds nothing to the debate.
 

William Strathmann

Paranormal Adept
Space debris, junk, waste, trash, or litter is the collection of defunct man-made objects in space – old satellites, spent rocket stages, and fragments from disintegration, erosion, and collisions – including those caused by debris itself. As of December 2016 there were 5 satellite collisions with space waste.

As of July 2013, more than 170 million debris smaller than 1 cm (0.4 in), about 670,000 debris 1–10 cm, and around 29,000 larger debris were estimated to be in orbit.[1] As of 5 July 2016, the United States Strategic Command tracked a total of 17,729 artificial objects,[2] including 1,419 operational satellites.[3] They cause damage akin to sandblasting, especially to solar panels and optics like telescopes or star trackers that can not be covered with a ballistic Whipple shield (unless it is transparent).[4]

Space debris - Wikipedia
 


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