Space debris

Space Junk Explained: How Orbital Debris Threatens Future of Spaceflight #Infographic

The Menace of Earth-Orbiting Space Debris. Space Junk Explained: How Orbital Debris Threatens Future of Spaceflight

The position of every known piece of space debris orbiting Earth

The position of every known piece of space debris orbiting Earth

"Space Debris I" by German photographer Michael Najjar - each spherule in the picture represents a real existing object orbiting in space around planet Earth.

Junkyard In The Sky [Infographic] Earth's space junk problem is getting worse every day.

Junkyard In The Sky [Infographic] Earth's space junk problem is getting worse every day.

5 Real Planets Way Weirder Than Anything in Science Fiction.

5 Real Planets Way Weirder Than Anything in Science Fiction

The "Eye of Sauron" is the magnificently geeky nickname given to a young star called Fomalhaut (one of three in a trinary system!) and the space debris surrounding it, which, when put together, looks like a giant eye in outer space.

http://earthsky.org/space/new-meteor-shower-might-coincide-with-2012-geminids

Debris left behind by Comet Wirtanen might produce 30 meteors per hour, added to 100 meteors per hour from the Geminids. That would be an awesome meteor show!

42 Facts About Space, A Homage to Douglas Adams. - Album on Imgur

42 Facts About Space, A Homage to Douglas Adams You have a better chance to be hit by space debris than winning the lottery.

Exploring Universe: "Map of every known piece of space debris orbiting Earth" via @Bianca Prince

Patterns of the Universe, remind you if a snail or sea shell? Exploring Universe: "Map of every known piece of space debris orbiting Earth" via Prince

A mysterious chunk of space debris called 'WTF' is headed straight for Earth

A mysterious chunk of space debris called 'WTF' is headed straight for Earth

Space junk is becoming a real problem. Today, millions of pieces of it huddle within the region.

Pinterest
Search