VICE looked at the fight for a Kurdish state and the problem with space junk.
For safer space exploration in the future.
On Tuesday, the European Conference on Space Debris kicked off with sobering short about orbital junk.
Or is it a meteoroid? Depends who you ask.
This is what happens when something a few millimetres in size smashes into a satellite at a velocity over 40,000 km/h.
Asteroids, space weather, flying junk: David Kendall has his work cut out for him.
Astroscale is aiming to create two types of satellites to detect and destroy space debris.
The $1.7-million vision system will launch in 2020, and is 'roughly the size of a microwave oven.'
Space weapons are like a zombie plague for satellites. This Russian proposal to ban them may end up creating more questions than it answers.
The idea is for the debris to take the place of gases like argon and xenon.
With the influx of CubeSats, lower Earth orbit is going to get very busy.