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Reckless Russian Space Debris Puts ISS at Risk

Posted on: Fri 19 Nov 2021

A Russian weapons test that recently blew up a satellite has left over 1500 pieces of space debris potentially endangering the International Space Station.

There have been vocal concerns from NASA about the impact of this test and Russia’s intentions with it.

Steven Freeland, Emeritus Professor at Western Sydney University, Professorial Fellow at Bond University and Co-Chair of a United Nations Working Group on Space Resources, joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann to discuss the situation further.

Image: Flickr

Produced by Tom Mann


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