Showing posts with label space junk. Show all posts
Showing posts with label space junk. Show all posts

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

NASA to monitor debris caused by Russia’s alleged anti-satellite missile test - TASS

NASA to monitor debris caused by Russia’s alleged anti-satellite missile test

Russia’s alleged test of an anti-satellite missile has endangered the International Space Station (ISS) and the crew on board of the orbital outpost, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said in a statement.

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

‘Lucky strike’? Space debris punches hole in robotic arm on International Space Station — RT

space junk slammed into the ISS

A piece of orbital debris crashed into the robotic arm on the International Space Station, blasting a hole through the high tech equipment in what Canada’s space agency deemed an unlikely collision.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Russian, Japanese satellites to come within 200 meters of each other on May 19 - TASS

Russian, Japanese satellites to come within 200 meters

Russia’s Kanopus-V 5 remote sensing satellite and a Japanese earth observation satellite, ASNARO, may come within 200 meters of each other early on May 19, a spokesperson for Russia’s Roscosmos space corporation told TASS on Tuesday.

Monday, May 10, 2021

Lixo espacial: mapa identifica 200 'bombas-relógio' na órbita da Terra



 Cerca de 26 mil objetos feitos pelo homem orbitam a Terra. A maioria deles não funciona mais, mas representa um sério risco.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

La Agencia Espacial Europea quiere limpiar el espacio



Una gigante nube de desechos orbita alrededor de la Tierra. Desde piezas milimétricas hasta satélites en desuso y etapas de lanzamiento rodean el planeta.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Dead Russian satellite and discarded Chinese rocket are at ‘very high risk’ of colliding in orbit

Dead Russian satellite and discarded Chinese rocket are at ‘very high risk’ of colliding in orbit

An out-of-commission Russian satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket orbiting the Earth more than 600 miles above the surface have a ‘very high risk’ of colliding tonight.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Europe Launches Satellite to Start Space Junk Clean-Up Mission

Space Junk Clean-Up Mission
European engineers launched a satellite to the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday to track space junk and take it back to the earth, kicking off the Remove Debris project.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

China's Reusable Launch Vehicle Expected to Debut in 2020

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASC), a major space contractor, is collaborating with research institutes to develop a reusable launch vehicle and plans to make its maiden flight in 2020, Science and Technology Daily reported.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

‘Catastrophic avalanche of collisions’: Space junk can destroy satellites, scientists say

At least 170 million pieces of rapidly-moving space junk are now circulating in Earth’s orbit and this debris may even lead to a “catastrophic avalanche of collisions” and destroy all working satellites and even threaten economies, scientists said.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Space debris problem getting worse, say scientists

Scientists sounded the alarm Tuesday over the problems posed to space missions from orbital junk – the accumulating debris from mankind's six-decade exploration of the cosmos.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

After 10 Years of Development, Japan Launches Space Junk Collector Into Orbit

On Friday night Japan launched an unmanned spaceship containing a ‘space junk collector’ bound for the International Space Station (ISS). The "Kounotori" (stork in Japanese) was attached to an H-IIB rocket and departed from Tanegashima Island in the Kagoshima Prefecture.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Space rains junk on Spain

It's raining space junk in Spain. 
Rocket fuel tanks, chunks of satellites or something else entirely... In just over one week, three mysterious objects have fallen from the sky onto the country's southeast, prompting bomb disposal agents and experts in hazmat suits to rush over as puzzled locals looked on.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Amount of Russia’s space junk in orbit shrinks over year

Although Russia is still number one by the amount of space debris left in near-earth space, the amount of debris of Russian origin has reduced over the past year from nearly 6,300 to less than 6,200, the press service of the TsNIImash (Central Research Institute of Machine-Building - the head research center of Roscosmos), told TASS.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Space debris may pose threat to Russia’s national security (Russian space agency)

Pollution of near-earth space may create major hindrances to further space exploration in 50 years from now and even pose a threat to Russia’s national security, the head research center of Roscosmos (TsNIIMash — Central Research Engineering Institute) has warned.

Friday, September 04, 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Βουτιά θανάτου προς τη Γη κάνει σήμερα δορυφόρος

Ενας δορυφόρος που κατασκευάστηκε από τη NAΣΑ και την Ιαπωνική Υπηρεσία Εξερεύνησης για να παρακολουθεί τις βροχοπτώσεις στη Γη αναμένεται σήμερα να κάνει μια ανεξέλεγκτη βουτιά θανάτου προς τη Γη.

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