Space Garbage

It’s been an exciting 12 months for astronomy enthusiasts – Jeff Bezos actually took Captain Kirk to outer space! But in the past we’ve jettisoned a lot of parts of our spacecraft, so how much junk is there out there? And is it a problem?

Prof. Moriba Jah of the University of Texas and Privateer is tracking the issue and discusses how it’s become difficult and why it matters. See his image of all the space junk at

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