Big trick missed here by all the space agencies around the world. If they had organised a night out to the cinema for all the beardy weirdies who designed and built the formative 'cutting-edge technology', which is now space junk, they would have realised that all great cinematic space vehicles include a SELF DESTRUCT BUTTON. Sure, it's there to add drama and tension as the various sets of heroes attempt to extricate themselves from vessels before they explode into a billion minute pieces but it was put there, originally, for a very practical purpose. That purpose was space junk avoidance - future-proofing space against any health and safety issues that may arise from loose floating debris. Wake up and smell the popcorn NASA, ESA et al!
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