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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.