Space Junk

Cleaning Up the Orbital Neighborhood

Space debris of the man-made variety has been around ever since the first rocket launches in the late 1950s, but it was not until the end of the Cold War that the major space-faring nations began to see the growing number of leftover objects still in orbit from previous space missions as a concern.

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  1. #1 Virgil Samms
    October 12, 2009

    Cow magnets.