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The Barren Ocean Where Spacecraft Go To Die

November 29, 2017 | Matt


When a spacecraft comes to the end of its usefulness, where do you put it? In a remote part of the Pacific Ocean, apparently. There is a place called Point Nemo, roughly halfway between Chile and New Guinea, where the world’s space agencies send their spacecraft to die.




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