Watch Scientists Torch a Satellite to Help Protect People From Space Debris
Burning up satellite parts in laboratories could help reduce the amount of space debris that impacts Earth.
A Defunct Soviet Venus Probe Will Crash Into Earth After Decades in Orbit
Skywatchers say Kosmos 482, which was designed to withstand the harsh environment of Venus, will likely land on Earth intact.
Scientists Want to Monitor Space Debris from Warming Russian Arctic
A MIPT team is building prototype observatories over the coming weeks in Amderma, Nenets Autonomous Region.
Watch This Net Capture Orbital Space Debris for the First Time in History
Not only does the net look cool as hell, it’s addressing a major problem for the future of space exploration.
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Watch the trailer for VICE on HBO’s episode “A Kurdish State & Out of Space”
VICE looked at the fight for a Kurdish state and the problem with space junk.
Researchers Examined the Feasibility of Cleaning Orbital Junk With a Space-Based Laser Station
For safer space exploration in the future.
Orbital Graveyards Filled With Spacecraft Corpses Threaten Future Missions
On Tuesday, the European Conference on Space Debris kicked off with sobering short about orbital junk.
This Asteroid Is Small Enough to Ride Like a Space Pony
Or is it a meteoroid? Depends who you ask.
A Tiny Space Particle Smooshed into a European Satellite
This is what happens when something a few millimetres in size smashes into a satellite at a velocity over 40,000 km/h.
This Canadian Helped Humanity Fly To Pluto
Frédéric Pelletier navigated the spacecraft from Quebec City.
How the UN’s Top Outer Space Boss Will Fight Space Debris
Asteroids, space weather, flying junk: David Kendall has his work cut out for him.
This Satellite Uses Special Glue to Stick to Space Debris Like Flypaper
Astroscale is aiming to create two types of satellites to detect and destroy space debris.