18 septembrie 2019

US Space Module Genesis II Might Crash into Relict Russian Satellite

sputniknews.com

The space habitat development company Bigelow Aerospace tweeted on Tuesday that two inoperative satellites, the US’s Genesis II and Russia’s Soviet-era Cosmos 1300, might collide. While the odds of a crash are only 5.6 percent, Bigelow Aerospace, the owner of Genesis II, says it’s another troubling sign that Earth’s orbit is becoming dangerously crowded. Today, we were notified by the US Air Force that there is a 5.6% chance that Genesis II will collide with dead Russian satellite Cosmos 1300 [...]