NASA continues to pepper Australia with space garbage

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Just 29 years ago, the Skylab space station came hurtling out of the sky and landed in bits across southwestern Australia; one town hit by rubble sent the U.S. government a littering fine that still hasn't been paid. Now another bit of orbital debris -- an ammonia tank from the International Space Station that was lobbed at Earth by hand -- has splashed down in the South Pacific, between Australia and New Zealand. The Aussies can breathe safely -- for now. read more...

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