‘It ain’t no garbage.’ Canadian farmer finds chunks of space debris | Space

One of the pieces is said to be close to 100 pounds and likely came from a SpaceX mission.

Barry Sawchuk stands next to some of the space debris he found on his farm. Image Credit: Twitter/Gillian Massie/980 CJME.

Barry Sawchuk and his son were tending to their farmland in southeastern Saskatchewan when they came across several pieces of space junk that may have come from a SpaceX mission, according to reports in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix and AM980 CJME.

“Not every day you go out in your field and find space junk,” the 66-year-old Sawchuk told the Phoenix. “We were just field scouting,” said Sawchuck to CJME’s Gillian Massie. “My son and I were driving around before seeding on April 28, and we came across something that looked like a piece of garbage . . . We pulled over to pick it up, and it ain’t no garbage.” The farmer said the largest piece weighs just shy of 100 pounds (45 kilograms).

Photos made their way to Samantha Lawler, an astrophysicist at the University of Regina, who identified the debris as space junk. Jonathan McDowell, an astrophysicist at Harvard University who specializes in following space launches, said the it was likely from a SpaceX Dragon craft that returned from the Axiom 3 mission to the International Space Station in…

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