ICYMI: Orbital space junk is putting us in jeopardy

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ICYMI: Orbital space junk is putting us in jeopardy

ICYMI: Orbital space junk is putting us in jeopardy

Today on In Case You Missed It: The US Air Force is moving its Space Surveillance Telescope to Australia to track space junk littering geosynchronous orbit. That's the orbit 22,000 miles away from our planet where satellites mirror the Earth's rotation so that they don't appear to move.

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