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Submission + - Satellite collision debris may hamper space launch (spacefellowship.com)

Matt_dk writes: "The debris from a recent collision involving two communications satellites could pose a serious threat for future launches of spacecraft into a geostationary orbit, a Russian scientist said on Friday. Future launches will have to be adjusted with regard to the fact that the debris [from the collision] has spread over an 800-km area and will gather at a common orbit in 5-6 years."
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Satellite collision debris may hamper space launch

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