What Would Happen If You Fired a Gun in Space?

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Here's the gun once carried as part of Soviet cosmonauts' survival kit.

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So the speed of the Bullet would not decrease over space and time? It seems dangerous that a random bullet could hit a ship or a person up there if it got caught in orbit.
 

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Meteoroids travel much faster than bullets fired from guns.
 
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