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Kurt Kroncke in Federal Hill has been reading about orbital collisions: "Will all the space junk orbiting planet Earth eventually form a ring around our planet?" It already has. Communications satellites and others, working and defunct, already form a ring 22,236 miles above the equator, orbiting once a day. Track them in real time at a way-cool NASA site. Google: "3D JTrack"

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