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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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University of Maryland Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research Announces Keynotes & Event Sponsor OrionAST
OrionAST sponsors second workshop to connect academia, industry and government to address critical issues in orbital debris policy, management and mitigation.  More»
UMD Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research Announces 2016 Workshop and Call for Papers
Academically led center will lead its second workshop to connect academia, industry and government to address critical issues in orbital debris policy, management and mitigation. More»
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»
Events
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Hypervelocity Impact Symposium (HVIS)
April 1, 2017 United Kingdom More»

Apr
18

7th European Conference on Space Debris
April 18, 2017 ESA/ESOC, Darmstadt/Germany More»

Nov
13

1st IAA Conference on Space Situational Awareness (ICSSA)
November 13, 2017 Orlando, FL More»