Latest Space debris Stories
Space debris came into focus last week at the International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy.
Academics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow are set to investigate the removal of space debris and deflection of asteroids – leading the first research-based training network of its kind in the world.
The Russian space agency’s Mission Control said it will need to move the International Space Station (ISS) into a new orbit to avoid a possible collision with space debris.
Asteroid 2201 Oljato orbits the Sun every 3.2 years, and during its lifetime, NASA's Pioneer Venus Orbiter has observed three passages of the space rock between Venus and the Sun.
ESA will boost European industrial expertise by developing a new radar as part of the Agency’s Space Situational Awareness programme.
ESA’s GOCE satellite is not only mapping Earth’s gravity with unrivalled precision, but is also revealing new insight into air density and wind in space.
ESA’s new Clean Space initiative is developing methods of preserving near-Earth space – and the terrestrial environment, too.
A Penn State engineer suggests that finding and identifying extraterrestrial life may require a big leap in robotics.
The first prototype of a new, ultra-compact motor that will allow small satellites to journey beyond Earth's orbit is just making its way out of the EPFL laboratories where it was built.
Protecting the Earth from an extinction-threatening asteroid has in the past been left up to Hollywood, which has deployed a barrage of special effects box office blockbusters that have kept deadly space rocks from smashing our planet into oblivion.
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