Image credit: WLOS/Inside Outer Space screengrab

Yet another chunk of SpaceX junk from space has apparently been found in a resident’s yard in North Carolina.

As reported by the WLOS television station, this latest incident adds to objects of various sizes and weights being tied to surviving fragments of the jettisoned “trunk” associated with the SpaceX Dragon Crew-7 mission.

Katrinka Barnett found the space junk-related object in her yard in Jackson County about a week before Memorial Day.

Space clutter similarity

SpaceX Dragon trunk debris falls into North Carolina.
mage credit: WLOS TV staff

Barnett’s finding looks similar to two other larger pieces found around the same time in Canton and Franklin within North Carolina. Furthermore, this type of SpaceX space clutter from separate incidents has been found in Australia and Canada.

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