Daily archives: January 15, 2012

Space “JUNK” we really need to look at the “Wider” environmental impact of this technology

The scientific space community has long been aware that, as the Low Earth Orbit (between 60 and 600 miles up) fills with space garbage such as spent rocket stages, the likelihood of collisions would become ever more likely. In a 1978 paper, Don Kessler, who later became head of NASA’s […]

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