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Here’s what space debris does to the Kevlar shielding protecting the International Space Station

Here’s what space debris does to the Kevlar shielding protecting the International Space Station | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it
If you've seen Gravity, you'll have noticed how a single piece of space debris can cause a cascade of destruction -- the Kessler effect -- that makes the entirety of space completely uninhabitable to spacecraft? Well, in the photo above, you can see the exit hole created by a tiny piece of aluminium space debris in a piece of Kevlar shielding -- the same shielding that protects the manned modules of the International Space Station. Space debris is serious stuff.


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If you've seen Gravity, you'll have noticed how a single piece of space debris can cause a cascade of destruction -- the Kessler effect -- that makes the entirety of space completely uninhabitable to spacecraft? Well, in the photo above, you can see the exit hole created by a tiny piece of aluminium space debris in a piece of Kevlar shielding -- the same shielding that protects the manned modules of the International Space Station. Space debris is serious stuff.


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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-innovative-technologies-and-developments/?tag=Space+Debris+Illustrated




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The Ocean Cleanup: 7,25 millions de tonnes de plastique pourraient être récupérés en 5 ans.

The Ocean Cleanup: 7,25 millions de tonnes de plastique pourraient être récupérés en 5 ans. | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it

Au départ, on l’a pris pour un fou. Maintenant, on le traite de génie. Découvrez Boyan Slat.

Boyan Slat vient d'annoncer que son projet fou The Ocean Cleanup est viable. Découvrez comment un entonnoir géant peut nettoyer les océans du plastique.
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The Ocean Cleanup: 7,25 millions de tonnes de plastique pourraient être récupérés en 5 ans.


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The Ocean Cleanup, developing technologies to extract, prevent and intercept plastic pollution

The Ocean Cleanup, developing technologies to extract, prevent and intercept plastic pollution | 21st Century Innovative Technologies and Developments as also discoveries, curiosity ( insolite)... | Scoop.it

Help cleaning the oceans!

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Help cleaning the oceans!


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