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There’s No More Space for Trash

Each dot represents a piece of space junk and not pictured are the thousands of operational satellites in orbit. This image was computer generated to provide a good view of the objects in the geosynchronous orbit area (around 35,785 km altitude). (NASA)

Kieri Karpa, Head Layout Manager

April 15, 2019

What do outer space and the world’s oceans have in common? They’re riddled with trash. With the ever increasing awareness of environmental issues, one critical location is being overlooked: space. According to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), more than 500,000 pieces of debris...

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