Re: Small meteoroid causes ‘bullet hole’ in ISS solar panel

From: George Roberts (
Date: Tue Apr 30 2013 - 14:20:51 UTC

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    >If this is true, I find it hard to believe that orbiting debris could
    >exceed the density of these meteorids.
    Yes, but the iss and other satellites are designed to withstand hits from 
    particles the size of a grain of sand.  They are not designed to be hit by 
    something as large as a pea.
    - George Roberts
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