In 2021, astronauts on the space station jettisoned this equipment pallet. The space junk has been orbiting Earth for the last few years. It most likely made its reentry on March 8, 2024, over the Pacific. Some fragments should have survived to hit the ocean. Image via NASA/ Jonathan McDowell on X/Twitter.

Florida family files claim with NASA after ISS space junk crashes into home

The International Space Station jettisons a 2.9-ton pallet carrying used batteries on March 11, 2021. This photo was posted on Twitter by NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins. (Image credit: NASA/Mike Hopkins via Twitter) By Josh Dinner, Published by Space.com, 24 June 2024 The falling space junk crashed through two floors of their

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Artist's illustration of NASA astronauts near the moon's south pole, a region thought to be rich in water ice, a key resource that could help humanity extend its footprint out into the solar system. (Image credit: NASA)

The rush to return humans to the Moon and build lunar bases could threaten opportunities for astronomy

Artist's illustration of NASA astronauts near the moon's south pole, a region thought to be rich in water ice. (Image credit: NASA) By Martin Elvis, Published by The Conversation, 30 May 2024 The 2020s have already seen many lunar landing attempts, although several of them have crashed or toppled over. With all the

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