Satellite Killers

80 milligrams. A bit more of a grain of sand. Still more than enough to damage a Russian satellite in orbit, as stated by Center for Space Standards & Innovation of Colorado Springs. The main factor is speed. An almost invisible debris hit the “Blits” satellite doing thousands of miles/hour. The energy release of the impact causes a shift in the satellite rotation and a change in the relative position of 120 meters.

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