Two Satellites Collide in Earth Orbit - Universe Today
[/caption] A commercial Iridium communications satellite collided with a Russian satellite or satellite fragment, on Tuesday, creating a cloud of wreckage in low-Earth orbit, according to CBS News. A source quoted in the article said U.S. Space Command is tracking about 280 pieces of debris, most of it from a non-operational Russian satellite. It appears … Continue reading "Two Satellites Collide in Earth Orbit"