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Potentially toxic space junk and Inuit concerns, again

Inuit in both Canada and Greenland are concerned about launches originating from Northern Russia as the rockets are fueled by hydrazine which is extremely toxic and a known carcinogen.

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'Nyet' to toxic Russian rocket

Inuit in Canada and Greenland are calling for the postponement of a Russian rocket launch scheduled to deliver a European Space Agency satellite to orbit next week and look for alternative launch vehicles that use non-toxic propellants for any future launches. -Levon Sevunts, Radio Canada International
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