A dead Soviet satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket body just avoided colliding in space and exploding into dangerous debris

A dead Soviet satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket body just avoided colliding in space and exploding into dangerous debris

A dead Soviet satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket body just avoided colliding in space and exploding into dangerous debrisIn a collision, the satellites would have exploded into a cloud of dangerous, high-speed debris — augmenting a space-junk problem that's getting worse.