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Australia: SpaceX debris found in sheep pen

Brad Tucker said that this piece of metal is part of a part dropped by the Crew-1 capsule during its reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere in 2021.

The Agency has confirmed that the debris is from a SpaceX mission.“, which is owned by multi-billionaire Elon Musk, said a spokesperson for the Australian space agency.

It was both exciting and strange

Other space junk has also been found at nearby properties and it’s possible it has a connection to SpaceX’s mission.

Most space debris washes up at sea, but as space industry activity increases around the world, the amount of debris crashing on land is expected to increase, the spokesperson said. “We must realize that there is a probable risk of this affecting a populated area“, he added.


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The Australian space agency said it was working to reduce the number of debris and had raised the issue internationally.

We must realize that there is a probable risk of this affecting a populated area