Steve June 10, 2022
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Source: PC magazine Fender benders happen, even in space. NASA revealed this week that the $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope was struck by micrometeoroids in late May, though engineers aren’t all that worried about it. Micrometeoroids are usually fragments from comets, according to NASA; they’re small but travel at speeds of nearly 8,000 meters per second. That could leave quite the mark, but NASA says Webb was designed to…,

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