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mark occomore



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:04 pm    Post subject: Space Junk Reply with quote

Space junk is a the tipping point with thousands of debris moving around. There is plans in place to collect all this even putting nets up to catch the junk. I don't know how that will happen.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14763668

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-14757926
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Does anyone really care Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ruddlescat wrote:
Does anyone really care Rolling Eyes


They will do when the satelites that communicate Facebook or Sky TV/Football or BBC News or Vodafone get smashed.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 11:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John, that exactly proves my point Laughing
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree with Mark: There's thousands of debris moving around. Can't argue with that.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 9:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ColinB wrote:
I agree with Mark: There's thousands of debris moving around. Can't argue with that.


So, who or what has caused this debris.........the perpetrator's should be made to develop a method of clearing their junk. We have to down here on earth Wink
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What we need is Wombles in Space.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

John W wrote:
ruddlescat wrote:
Does anyone really care Rolling Eyes


They will do when the satelites that communicate Facebook or Sky TV/Football or BBC News or Vodafone get smashed.


I live for the day! Laughing
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blondehedgehog wrote:
ColinB wrote:
I agree with Mark: There's thousands of debris moving around. Can't argue with that.


So, who or what has caused this debris.........the perpetrator's should be made to develop a method of clearing their junk. We have to down here on earth Wink


Several countries have perpetrated over the last 4 decades but I heard somewhere that half the debris might be from one incident by China, when they practiced their missile-blowing-up-a-satellite weapon and it worked!
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Number Six wrote:
John W wrote:
ruddlescat wrote:
Does anyone really care Rolling Eyes


They will do when the satelites that communicate Facebook or Sky TV/Football or BBC News or Vodafone get smashed.


I live for the day! Laughing


....and the satellite that may well carry each browser request for R2OK pages from your computer to BizHat's servers in India as well?
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