Check Out How Much Space Debris Has Amassed Around the Earth Since the '50s

12.29.15, 1:25 PM EST by June Javelosa

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 shows what over 50 years of space junk amassing around our planet looks like.

Share This Video

Keep up.
Subscribe to our daily newsletter to keep in touch with the subjects shaping our future.
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement and Privacy Policy