Items tagged with space debris

Nanoracks Bishop Airlock has provided astronauts a way of disposing of their waste on the International Space Station (ISS), without contributing to more space debris. Astronauts successfully disposed of 172 lbs of waste from ISS on Saturday, July 2, 2022. As we begin to look at going back to the Moon, and... Read more...
After being delayed due to possible danger from space debris, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) went for a stroll in space to repair a faulty antenna.  Astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron have been given the go ahead to complete a spacewalk that was originally scheduled for November... Read more...
NASA has made the decision to delay a spacewalk that was scheduled for today, November 30 due to space debris. Astronauts were set to swap out a communications antenna on the International Space Station (ISS).  NASA astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron were originally tasked for the spacewalk to replace a... Read more...
As Earth's orbit continues to get more and more crowded with space debris, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak looks to answer some of the looming questions that go along with it. Privateer is a startup that looks to study and classify space debris in an attempt to head off the Kessler Syndrome. Earlier this week a... Read more...