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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

Dodging Debris to Keep Satellites Safe

  Our planet is surrounded by spacecraft helping us study our changing climate, save lives following disasters, deliver global communication and navigation services and help…