In Pictures: 13 awesome and scary things in near Earth space

Space debris, comets, asteroids and cool clouds highlight Earth space news

There were a few interesting news items regarding the space around Earth this week. First NASA published a depiction of how the asteroids and comets that travel near the Earth. Second, the space agency issued another depiction of three of the largest contributors to space debris and how it orbits the planet. It makes you wonder why more things don’t smash into each other more often in space. Take a look at those news items and some other amazing things that have or will happen in the space around Earth.

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