Space Junk Buzzes ISS

Spacers Quickie
A small 2cm piece of space junk passed uncomfortably close to the International Space Station (ISS) late Friday night, whizzing by within 1,600 feet of the orbiting outpost. As a precaution the crew of six were awakened, but as monitoring continued it was clear the object would miss the station and the crew returned to their nights sleep.

Panic over, but they really need to start doing something about the amount of junk in orbit. It's so littered up there that it makes photos of my bedroom as a teenager look tidy!

Happy Trash Duty Spacers!

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