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Outside editorials: Anti-satellite weapon a threat to the heavens

...weeks before acknowledging the recent test of an anti-satellite weapon. The delay raises concerns about Beijing's motives...decay and burn up in the atmosphere. The kind of anti-satellite weapon used by China could make space more dangerous for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/013107/opi_20070131009.shtml
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Space junk littering orbit; might need cleaning up

...into orbit eventually falls back to Earth and burns up.But two events in the past four years - a 2007 Chinese anti-satellite weapon test and a 2009 crash-in-orbit of two satellites - put so much new junk in space that everything changed...

http://juneauempire.com/seth-borenstein/2011-09-02/space-junk-littering-orbit-mi
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