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A Chunk of SciFi – 2.07 – Wandering Satellite [Technology]

A Chunk of SciFi – 2.07 – Wandering Satellite

“Where in the name of Old Terra did THAT come from…?”
Recorded transcript of an encounter with a PH-1L class Wandering Satellite in deep space

In the early days of humanity’s first footsteps into the great void, many satellites were sent up into orbit. Most of them harmless or used for such tasks as GPS or transmissions. There were a few military grade ones, orbital weapon platforms and such, plus a couple of deep space scanners. Combined with accidents from impacts and older satellites never activate their return to earth protocols or even just blowing up, the safe orbit points were becoming congested and dangerous to travel through at an acceptable speed.

When the Space elevator and other more compact and combined satellites were put up, it l...

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