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Space debris is a scary thing -- tiny objects become missiles that can destroy whole spacecraft. If you need proof, just take a look at the results of the European Space Agency's shield testing for its freighter, the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV). That gaping hole you see above is the result

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June 25, 2014 at 9:39AM
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When you've got folks dreaming up such things as a $2.5 trillion \"space sunshade,\" we reckon a Star Trek-style deflector shield isn't too far-fetched. Apparently, a team of British scientists are looking into the possibility of crafting such a device in order to \" protect astronauts from radiation\"

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