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Yes, giant space debris is falling to Earth right now. No, it probably won’t hit you.
The leftover debris is expected to fall to Earth over the weekend, likely somewhere in the ocean.
European and SpaceX operators avoided a satellite collision… over email
When it comes to space traffic control, the final frontier is wide open..
Money, shoes, poop, and other highlights from the 796 items we’ve left on the moon
We mapped out all the space trash.
A ball of space mud just pelted Earth—and scientists couldn’t be happier
We haven’t seen a rock like this in 50 years.
NASA isn’t happy about India’s anti-satellite missile test
But this is far from the first time a country has destroyed a satellite with a missile and caused a ruckus.
Why a Japanese spacecraft is firing a bullet into an asteroid
And that’s actually not the craziest thing in store for this mission.
The White House is calling for Space Traffic Control
It's time to stop sending up so much garbage.
A Chinese space station is probably falling out of the sky today. Here’s everything you need to know.
Don’t freak out about the Chinese space station that’s about to fall out of the sky
It’s big, but our planet is bigger.
You’d be surprised how often space junk falls out of the sky
But you’re still extremely unlikely to ever get hit by a piece.