A brief zap could deflect debris out of harm's way.
Tiangong-1 will make an uncontrolled return to Earth in March, but you probably won't be struck by falling debris.
"You can essentially think of it as one giant piece of saran wrap covered with thrusters, and you can curl it however you want."
Waste management is an out of this world problem.
This debris could be disastrous for our space missions.
NASA says there’s no need to panic.
Out with the old, in with the new.
There are more than 600,000 pieces of space debris the size of a marble or larger in Earth’s orbit, and the problem is only getting worse. In fact, Russia has suggested it could spark a war someday. Here’s everything you need to know about space junk.
Dr. Stuart Grey is giving everyone a visual of what 20,000 pieces of space debris looks like as it orbits the Earth. Based on debris data that shows its current and exact location, this video tracks a
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