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space junk 3d debuts at imax theaters

space junk 3d debuts at imax theaters

Is it coincidence an eye-popping IMAX movie, "Space Junk 3D," debuts this weekend as another large piece of man-made debris falls to Earth? Universe Today article provides details, "in the movie...Don Kessler, the retired head of NASA’s Orbital Debris Office (who is known as the “Father of Space Junk,”) discusses the challenges we face in protecting Earth’s orbital environment for the future. At risk here is the future of space exploration and the safety of the extensive satellite network that powers our modern day communications, GPS and more."  Director and Producer Melissa Butts advises movie's intent to "recreate spectacular orbital debris events with...mind-blowing visualizations!"

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