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Originally posted by aspx
it was not space junk, it was a UFO
i will never ever believe in anything NASA says. tell them to bring back the Live Video feed to our TVs without air brushing i want to see space walks RAW i want to hear the guys in space talk RAW without edits !
when this happends ! i will again start listening to these type of people but for now they are just like those in AREA 51.
Originally posted by djmontess
I believe this was more than "they" are letting on. With all the crap floating in space (how can they detect an object 1/3" and not an asteroid; something is fishy) why is this the first time they have ever had to be "evacuated"? There's more to this story!
Originally posted by Chadwickus
reply to post by RFBurns
I would have thought the ISS would have been a launching pad for any deep space exploration?
In space, size doesn't matter too much after about 3 or 4 inches. Speed does. The object that put the scare into the space station was probably 5 inches, Matney said. McDowell figures it was even bigger, maybe a foot: "a long thin thing" with a thread or string attached. It was traveling 5.5 miles per second — about 20,000 mph, according to NASA spokesman Josh Byerly.