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NASA releases new report on the trash it found across Mars

NASA has published a collection of photographs and details of all of the human-made debris it's Mars rovers have found on the Red Planet from EDL hardware.

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Even more SpaceX debris has been found after crashing on people's land

More debris from a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft that crashed back to Earth over New South Wales, Australia, has been found on farming land in the region.

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Space junk strikes multiple countries after rocket falls back to Earth

The uncontrolled descent of a recently launched Long March 5B rocket has strewn debris in Indonesia, Malaysia, & the Philippines.

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Remains of potential SpaceX spacecraft crash land on farm

Multiple large pieces of space debris have crash landed on farmland in Australia, likely originating from a SpaceX Dragon craft.

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Falling space junk has a very decent chance of killing someone

The chances of space junk falling and killing someone within the next decade are much higher than one would initially expect.

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Canadian engineers build launcher that can fire projectiles at 10 km/s

Canadian researchers have developed the Implosion-Driven Launcher (IDL), which can accelerate magnesium projectiles up to 10 km/s.

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New Chinese 'drag sail' successfully tested in space to collect junk

The first-ever rocket equipped with a drag sail has successfully deployed its sail, and it will fall to Earth within two years.

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Viewers thought it was a 'meteor shower', but it was a falling rocket

Onlookers believed the streaks high in the night sky was a meteor shower, but it was later confirmed to be a falling dead rocket.

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Russia just added to the big problem of space debris

An object from Russia's space agency has recently contributed to the growing problem of space debris in low-Earth orbit.

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'SpaceX rocket' caught on film turning into a fireball in night sky

Over the weekend, residents in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, were able to see a SpaceX rocket re-enter Earth and turn into a fireball.

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Anomaly disrupts Astroscale's ELSA-d space debris cleanup tests

Astroscale's ELSA-d mission has had its latest space debris cleanup demonstration disrupted by 'anomalous spacecraft conditions.'

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SpaceX Falcon 9 parts will crash land on the moon in March

The upper stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that launched in 2015 will crash into the far side of the moon on March 4th.

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Pentagon responds to Russia's dangerous anti-satellite weapon test

The US Pentagon has responded to Russia's recent anti-satellite weapon test that put astronauts aboard the ISS in danger.

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Chinese anti-satellite weapon test forces ISS to dodge space debris

The International Space Station forced into dodging space debris that has come from a Chinese anti-satellite weapon test.

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Magnets may be the solution to the ever-growing problem of space junk

Space junk circling Earth is exponentially growing, and if the problem isn't solved, it will threaten future space exploration.

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Apple co-founder moves to build 'the Google maps of space'

A co-founder of Apple has announced that his new company is moving towards the goal of building the 'Google maps of space'.

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Space junk collided with a robotic arm on the ISS causing a hole

International Space Station robotic operations noticed a hole in one of the robotic arms aboard the floating space laboratory.

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Space junk hits 'tipping point' should be global priority, says expert

A former NASA senior scientist for orbital debris research has said that space junk has reached a critical 'tipping point'.

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Scientific real-time map tracking 200 'ticking time bombs' near Earth

Scientists and researchers have created an almost real-time map that is tracking 200 'ticking time bombs' out in near-Earth space.

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DirecTV wants to de-orbit their broken satellite before it goes boom

DirecTV has asked the FCC if they can do an 'emergency' de-orbit of a satellite before it explodes.

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Europe to launch kamikaze space robots that will save our atmosphere

Europe is planning on launching space robots into low-Earth orbit that will clean-up our mess.

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