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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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Matt is an avid fisherman and semi-avid reader of books. Although he lives in Southern California, he does not and will never surf, because he is deathly afraid of sharks. This is his only weakness. Matt's other interests include pro wrestling, electronic music and anything with Keanu Reeves in it.