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** Why don’t objects collide often in Earth orbit? **

by *Jonathan O'Callaghan*, 20 February 2014

*Find out why manmade satellites don’t crash into each other all the
time*

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Orbital space debrisIt might seem cluttered, but the chances of things
colliding in Earth orbit is actually very slim

The distance between things in orbit is vast, and Earth orbit is a huge
place. Put simply, the chances of any two things colliding is very, very


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