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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Loss of territories - productive land,industries and raw resources Why is Space Debrisa Problem? More than 20,000 pieces of space debrisbigger than a softball is orbiting Earth Space debris, space trash, is a collection of nonworking parts in orbit around Earth. Red- Active Satellites- 6%Blue- Fragments- 42%Green- Inactive Satellites- 22%Yellow- Rocket Stages- 17%Gray- Mechanical Parts- 13% Space debris can crash into operational spacecraft likesatellites, space shuttles, and the International Space Station Since there is a gravitational pull towards Earth, the spacedebris will eventually come backto the Earth's atmosphere. Some of the space debris will burnup in the atmosphere, and somewill make it to the ground. What is it? Why is it a Problem? Some debris doesn't burnup in the atmosphere andcan hit the ground and killpeople and animals. It can also hit planes, towers, oil pipelines or oil rigs out at sea, and can also hit buildings. Space debris can be used rocket stages, old satellites, or fragments of brokenspace craft. Small paint chips can travel at over 10,000miles per hour and can crack windows ordamage space craft "100 Tons Space Debris Will Fall Down to Earth 2015." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 24 Nov. 2014."Space Junk FAQ: Falling Space Debris Explained." N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Nov. 2014."Orbital Debris." N.p., n.d. Web. 24 Nov. 2014.
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