articles tagged: space junk
world of weird things podcast: why space can’t be our trashcan
# podcast

world of weird things podcast: why space can’t be our trashcan

After decades of exploring space, the orbit around our planet is filled with junk we need to clear as soon as possible. But physics and politics aren’t going to make it easy on us.

cleaning up space junk one piece at a time?
# space

cleaning up space junk one piece at a time?

We need to clean up Earth's orbit from more than half a century of working in space. But it's a complicated task, logistically and politically.