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  • What Should You Do If Space Junk Lands in Your Yard?

    What Should You Do If Space Junk Lands in Your Yard?

    Imagine you wake up to a smouldering piece of machinery in your yard, still smoking and sizzling after screaming towards Earth from space. This is an extremely unlikely scenario, but it remains true that space junk happens. Of all the scientific instruments we launch into the stratosphere, some of it, on occasion, comes plummeting back…