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The space right above our planet's atmosphere is cluttered with human technology and space junk, and it's getting more crowded up there all the time. Sure, the vastness of the universe is practically infinite, but there are only a few Lagrange points, and artificial satellites have started to run into traffic problems -- including intentional satellite destruction that might not be quite innocuous. Wars over outer space might become a real thing in the not so distant future, if it's not happening already. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: cubesats, hojun song, lagrange point, leo, ossi-1, satellites, soyuz, space, space junk, war, weapons

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    Sheogorath (profile), 19 Aug 2015 @ 6:00pm

    About 1,300 active satellites are orbiting right now [...]
    Does that number include the moon? ;D

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