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(Mother Nature Network)   Six years after China launched an anti-satellite test into space, debris from it hit and destroyed a Russian satellite   ( mnn.com) divider line
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2013-03-13 10:04:28 AM  
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Low Earth orbit debris:

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ZAZ [TotalFark]
2013-03-13 09:33:25 AM  
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Deceleration from atmospheric drag is roughly proportional to the ratio of area to mass, which is inversely proportional to the size of the object. See also "ballistic coefficient."
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