Space Junk - BBC Science Focus
Space Junk
BBC Science Focus
Artwork for BBC Science Focus.
The visualization shows the space debris, categorized according to their average distance from Earth and the type of object.
For each type, the number of objects orbiting Earth and the mass in tonnes at the indicated distance are also visualized.
In the bottom part of the visualization historical data on the number of objects by type are shown.
«Space junk has been increasing over the last few decades and collisions could increase if the problem is not kept in check» (BBC Science Focus).

Source: sdup.esoc.esa.int

A project by Federica Fragapane

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Space Junk - BBC Science Focus

Artwork for BBC Science Focus. The visualization explores the space debris, divided by their average distance from Earth and type of object.
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