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Rendition of Orbital Debris. Credit iStockPhoto
Credit: NASA ODPO and David Wright (UCS)
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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NASA team proposes to use laser to track orbital debris
Barry Coyle and Paul Stysley, laser researchers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, want to develop a method to define and track orbital debris using laser ranging More»
Mock Satellite Destroyed to Study Space Junk Collisions
A full-scale lookalike of a modern satellite was destroyed in a ground test chamber recently to help scientists better grasp the effects of space collisions. More»
Space station sidesteps satellite debris
A space station delivery mission was called off Monday, just hours after the orbiting lab had to sidestep a piece of treacherous junk. More»
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2014 Workshop on Orbital Debris Education and Research
November 18, 2014 12:00 p.m. College Park Marriot, University of Maryland Campus More»