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US Military's 'Space Fence' Shutdown Will Weaken Orbital Surveillance Network - Space.com

US Military's 'Space Fence' Shutdown Will Weaken Orbital Surveillance Network - Space.com | Space Junk | Scoop.it
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US Military's 'Space Fence' Shutdown Will Weaken Orbital Surveillance Network
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"It will be more difficult and take longer to detect and catalog new pieces of debris, especially those from large breakups," Weeden said.
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Kepler Telescope Quickly Becoming a $600M Piece of Space Junk - RYOT

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Kepler Telescope Quickly Becoming a $600M Piece of Space Junk
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This artist's rendering provided by NASA shows the Kepler space telescope. NASA is calling off all attempts to fix the crippled space telescope.
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Shelton Orders Shutdown of Space Fence | SpaceNews.com

Shelton Orders Shutdown of Space Fence | SpaceNews.com | Space Junk | Scoop.it
US Air Force Will Shut Down "Space Fence" Array of Radars That Tracks Satellites & Orbital Debris http://t.co/EgyANNhqDr
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'Urgent need' to remove space debris

'Urgent need' to remove space debris | Space Junk | Scoop.it
So much man-made debris clogs Earth's orbit that the space environment is close to a hazardous cascade of collisions, scientists warn.
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How NASA's Fermi Telescope Sidestepped A Gigantic Space Crash - Gizmodo Australia

How NASA's Fermi Telescope Sidestepped A Gigantic Space Crash - Gizmodo Australia | Space Junk | Scoop.it
How NASA's Fermi Telescope Sidestepped A Gigantic Space Crash Gizmodo Australia There are preliminary plans to blast space debris back into the atmosphere so it can burn up on its way down, but for the moment, the most effective strategy is just to...
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The USAF’s ‘Space Fence’ Surveillance System: Another Victim of Sequestration

The USAF’s ‘Space Fence’ Surveillance System: Another Victim of Sequestration | Space Junk | Scoop.it
Times are getting tougher in the battle to track space debris. A key asset in the fight to follow and monitor space junk is getting the axe on October 1st o (What happens if we see significant increase in last-minute confrontation w small debris?
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US Air Force Space Fence Shutdown Threatens Satellite, Aerospace Industries - Satellite Today

US Air Force Space Fence Shutdown Threatens Satellite, Aerospace Industries - Satellite Today | Space Junk | Scoop.it
Satellite Today US Air Force Space Fence Shutdown Threatens Satellite, Aerospace Industries Satellite Today [Satellite TODAY 08-14-13] Tracking space debris and predicting possible satellite collisions is about to become more difficult and could...
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