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Old 4th Apr 2019, 10:10
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Originally Posted by ion_berkley View Post
Fragments went in many directions, but must worryingly and annoyingly, a significant debris field extends to much higher orbits encompassing the entire LEO altitude range. Fresh observation by a close friend released today

Though worth bearing in mind that even in the worst case scenario, the debris cannot have a perigee that is higher than the impact point of 280km. Somewhat irresponsible, but not a problem that will persist for any great length of time.

Last edited by Recc; 4th Apr 2019 at 11:17. Reason: typo
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