Keeping Tabs on Earth's Orbiting Junkyard in Space
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 871 , Segment 2
Episode: US-Iran Relations, Space Junk, Methane
- Aug 6, 2018 9:00 pm
- 13:49 mins
Guest: David Geller, PhD, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University We humans leave garbage wherever we go — including space. An enormous high-speed junkyard now orbits our planet, threatening satellites and space travel. Recently, a European Space Agency satellite was almost knocked out by hurtling debris. Is there something to be done about that?