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Orbital Debris in LEO, 1960-2010. Credit: NASA ODPO
2009 Iridium-Cosmos Debris Field Evolution. Credit: NASA ODPO
2007 Chinese ASAT Test Debris Field Evolution. Credit NASA OPDO / Wired Magazine
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Junkins presents Theodore von Karman Lectur
Dr. John Junkins, Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, delivered the plenary lecture at the 55th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences at the Technion in Haifa, Israel on Feb. 25, 2015. More»
Bits and Pieces Of DMSP-13 No Threat To ESA Mission
After studying the recent explosive break-up of a U.S. satellite, ESA space debris experts have concluded this event does not increase the collision risk to nearby ESA missions in any meaningful way. More»
DoD’s oldest weather satellite explodes, debris field still expanding
This week, news broke that in early February a satellite in the US Department of Defense’s longest running weather satellite had exploded in orbit. More»