Sunday, September 19

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Chinese satellite and Russian rocket debris collide in space | Digital Trends Spanish

In March this year, the US Space Force reported that China's Yunhai 1-02 satellite had broken into orbit, generating about 21 debris after the accident. At that time the causes of this event were not reported. Now, we know that it was a collision between the Chinese satellite and a piece of space junk. This discovery was made possible by Jonathan McDowell, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, who discovered an update to the Space-Track catalog. This update included “a note for object 48078, 1996-051Q: It collided with a satellite. This is a new type of comment; I have not seen a comment of this type for any other satellite before, ”the scientist and satellite tracker explained on Twitter. Space-Track catalog updated today with a note for obj...