news source: Daily Mail: Science
news section: Science
published: 12/05/2016 23:32:22
What happens when a tiny fleck of paint hits the space station: Tim Peake reveals crack in ISS window after debris collides with craft
Objects as small as a fleck of paint can become a hazard once they reach orbital speeds of up to 22,000 mph (34,500 km/h). Glad [the window] is quadruple glazed, said Peake. ...