We're back for another season! In this episode, we talk about the current state of space debris in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), the reality of its danger, and what we can do to solve our growing space junk problem. As always, thank you for tuning in and for supporting the show thus far.
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- [Video] ESA Space Debris Story
- [Infographic] Russian Satellite Crash with Chinese ASAT Debris Explained
- [Infographic] JPL | Waste in Space
- [UN Document] Technical Report on Space Debris (1999)
- [UN Document] United Nations Treaties and Principles on Outer Space (2002)
- [Treaty] The Outer Space Treaty of 1967
- [Document] IADC Space Debris Mitigation Guidelines
- [Website] NASA Orbital Debris Program Office
- [Website] ESA Space Debris
- [Wikipedia page] Kessler syndrome (aka collision cascading/ablation cascade)
- [Article] ESA - How many space debris objects are currently in orbit?
- [Article - BBC] "ISS crew take to escape capsules in space junk alert"
- [Photo] Picture of chip in ISS cupola windows by Astronaut Tim Peake