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Space Rains Junk on Spain

Space Rains Junk on Spain

Science and Innovation
It's raining space junk in Spain. Rocket fuel tanks, chunks of satellites or something else entirely...In just over one week, three mysterious objects have fallen from the sky onto the country's southeast, prompting bomb disposal agents and experts in hazmat suits to rush over as puzzled locals looked on. First up a strange black beehive-like ball was found in Mula, a town in the region of Murcia last week. Then at the weekend, a similar-looking, smaller object was discovered in Calasparra, just 30 kilometres (19 miles) away in the same region. "In the early morning of the day when the first object was found, witnesses said they saw between six and seven balls of fire falling from the sky," Maria Jose Gomariz, spokeswoman for Calasparra town hall, said Thursday. "Maybe there were just two...