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Fishing for space junk

Old satellites, used rocket parts: low Earth orbit is a dump of high-speed garbage, threatening the International Space Station and satellites. So when I read about the JAXA (the Japanese NASA) … 417 more words

Space Debris and it's Danger!

Space Debris is a real Problem

This Danger is in our near future and the result of one wrong collision that can chain react and cause a catastrophe. 431 more words


Project Adrift - The Hidden World of Space Junk, November 2016

When I get an invite to the Royal Astronomical Society at Burlington House to hear about ‘Space Junk’, I’ll admit it is not a normal day. 1,052 more words


Chinese Perspectives on Space Debris Mitigation

Written by Yun Zhao.

The 2007 Chinese ASAT test, which destroyed a defunct weather satellite FY-1C, raised serious concerns from international society over the production of a large amount of space debris and its adverse impact on the space environment. 966 more words


China's Tiangong-1 space station to crash to Earth in 2017

After months of speculation that China’s Tiangong-1 space station was out of control, the Chinese space agency confirmed this week that it would indeed fall to Earth in the latter half of 2017. 208 more words


The Threat of Space Debris to Systems in Space

The Threat of Space Debris to Systems in Space

In the Fall of 2015, I participated in a self-study through the University Fellows Experience on the threat of space debris to systems in space. 228 more words