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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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The People in Your Neighborhood:  Dr. Moriba Jah, Space Garbage Man
Dr. Moriba Jah, 44, is an astrodynamicist working as Mission Lead in Space Situational Awareness for the Air Force Research Laboratory at Kirtland Air Force Base. It is his job to help track some 22,000 of these pieces of space junk. More»
Junkins presents Theodore von Karman Lecture
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»

International Association for the Advancement of Space Safety (IAASS)
May 18, 2016 Melbourne, FL More»


Committee on Space Research (COSPAR-2016)
July 30, 2016 Istanbul, Turkey More»


AIAA Space 2016
September 12, 2016 Long Beach, CA More»