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Rendition of Orbital Debris. Credit iStockPhoto
Credit: NASA ODPO and David Wright (UCS)
Orbital Debris in LEO, 1960-2010. Credit: NASA ODPO
2009 Iridium-Cosmos Debris Field Evolution. Credit: NASA ODPO
2007 Chinese ASAT Test Debris Field Evolution. Credit NASA OPDO / Wired Magazine
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UMD Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research Announces 2016 Workshop and Call for Papers
Academically led center will lead its second workshop to connect academia, industry and government to address critical issues in orbital debris policy, management and mitigation. More»
The People in Your Neighborhood:  Dr. Moriba Jah, Space Garbage Man
Dr. Moriba Jah, 44, is an astrodynamicist working as Mission Lead in Space Situational Awareness for the Air Force Research Laboratory at Kirtland Air Force Base. It is his job to help track some 22,000 of these pieces of space junk. More»
Junkins presents Theodore von Karman Lecture
Dr. John Junkins, Distinguished Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, delivered the plenary lecture at the 55th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences at the Technion in Haifa, Israel on Feb. 25, 2015. More»
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Hypervelocity Impact Symposium (HVIS)
April 1, 2017 United Kingdom More»