Maybe I need a new job title. Imagine being head of the Space Debris Office? Or, Space Janitor?
With space labs, astronaut gloves and even a toothbrush floating in space, is there no limits to where we’ve flung our junk? Thirty-four years ago the charred remains of a spaceship fell to earth. The spaceship was named Skylab and it was the last orbiting remnant of NASA’s grandiose Apollo era when Saturn V moon rockets […]
It is expected to fall today: a dead six-ton satellite will hit earth today, NASA predicts. Where it will fall is anyone’s guess. Iran, Israel, India, Illinois? Space junk is becoming a serious environmental concern, especially when it starts falling back to planet earth. NASA has issued an advisory that an old satellite, the Upper […]