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Is space debris the explanation for NASA's STS-75 tether incident?

Asked by Ansible1 (4831points) June 28th, 2009

Here’s the video- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuFBUS0kiSA

I was skeptical until I watched this version- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4Xx66ba36o

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ragingloli's avatar

i’m not an astronomer, but i think that space debris doesn’t change directions like that.

filmfann's avatar

Isn’t the tether for producing electricity? Could it be having a magnetic effect on things?

Ansible1's avatar

maybe, but how does that explain the objects changing direction?

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