It’s Getting Busy Up There
A computer-generated image representing space debris as could be seen from high Earth orbit. The two main debris fields are the ring of objects in geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO) and the cloud of objects in low Earth orbit (LEO). Credit NASA

It’s Getting Busy Up There

21/10/2020Written by Malika Andress

The current scale of our space junk problem was revealed this week.

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