Msg#: 4408449 posted 6:19 am on Jan 19, 2012 (gmt 0)
Australia and America have decided that Europe’s moves against the half-a-million items of space junk might be a good thing.
Australia’s participation was announced January 18 (Australian time) by foreign minister Kevin Rudd, while Space.com reports that Hilary Clinton issued a statement on January 17 (US time).
[theregister.co.uk...] Posting in Foo (our watercooler forum) to indicate that some "national security" items get tossed about on the web before they actually hit any legislatures. And a warning to keep eyes on the sky, there's no telling with a bit of space junk will plop down.