Tags » Space Debris
The U.S. says China has tested a missile designed to destroy satellites and is urging Beijing to refrain from destabilizing actions.
That report is coming from Associated Press. 110 more words
Space debris orbiting Earth to be destroyed with giant lasers fired from Australia - Science - News - The Independent
Though it sounds like a plan taken straight from science fiction, researchers at the Australian National University ANU have been given a very real grant of $20 million £10.8 million. 85 more words
As the tagline from ‘Alien’ goes, “In space, no one can hear you scream.” It’s the basis for last year’s blockbuster hit, ‘Gravity.’ But instead of a giant menacing alien creature being the main villain, this time it’s the elements of gravity and space debris. 681 more words
(The station soaring 260 miles above Africa – Photo Credit: Reid Wiseman/NASA)
The International Space Station conducted a “deboost” on July 22nd, steering the orbiting laboratory away from a fragment of free-floating space debris that could have collided with the station.