The Killing of Fengyun 1-C: An Environmental Disaster in Space

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I am including in this blog the following article that was written by my good friend Phil Naranjo for our previous blog which has now been deleted. I thought that it was particularly relevant given current interest in the movie Gravity:

Yesterday, Chinese space officials published a white paper outlining the country’s long-term space exploration plans. What’s notable about the paper is that it makes a somewhat uncharacteristic mention of China’s efforts to mitigate space debris. This is particularly surprising when you consider the massive space debris problem China’s military created in 2007. As a gesture aimed primarily at the United States, the Continue reading