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Space Debris

Space debris is human-made objects left in space that is nonfunctional and thus can cause devastating damage to orbiting aircraft. An increasing amount of space debris can severely hinder any future attempts at scientific work in space. Read more about space debris, its effects, and scientists’ attempts to stop its rise at

Space Debris: It’s Time to Act

The launch of Sputnik, humankind’s first satellite, in 1957 marked the dawn of a new era for the people of the ‘Pale Blue Dot’. Decades…