Rise in Space Junk Could Trigger War
Researchers have presented a grim reality for all the space junk above us. There is a belief that one of these pieces of junk could unintentionally hit a military satellite. The result would be a war breaking out, even though it would likely begin without provoking.
Currently, the area around our planet contains 21,000 pieces of space garbage of significant size. There is an additional 500,000 additional bits of space junk that are unlikely to cause any problem. Now might be the time to begin looking at some proactive solutions to dealing with this space junk.
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