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Space Junk Becoming a Real Problem

Dante Vittone September 14, 2011

In 2007, China tested an anti-satellite weapon test, destroying a defunct weather satellite, causing 150,000 pieces larger than one centimeter to scatter throughout our orbit. In 2009, two satellites,...

Debris, Challenges Pile Up in Japan 1 Month Later

The Associated Press April 13, 2011

NATORI, Japan – A month after Japan's earthquake and tsunami, the challenges seem as daunting as ever: Thousands are missing and feared dead, tens of thousands have fled their homes, a leaking nuclear...

Calif. storm prompts debris flow concerns

Liz De La Torre October 13, 2009

From The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – Residents across California braced for possible flash floods and mudslides Tuesday as a Pacific storm began showering foothill areas devastated by wildfires. Sandbagging...

Pacific Ocean garbage patch worries researchers

Liz De La Torre August 29, 2009

From The Associated Press LOS ANGELES – A tawny stuffed puppy bobs in cold sea water, his four stiff legs tangled in the green net of some nameless fisherman. It's one of the bigger pieces of trash...

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