Chapter 26 – Space Waste

@inproceedings{Stansbery2011Chapter2,
  title={Chapter 26 – Space Waste},
  author={Gene Stansbery},
  year={2011}
}
Publisher Summary Earth-orbiting spacecraft have become an integral part of everyone's lives. People depend on them for communications, weather forecasts, scientific research, and national security. A real and growing concern for the safety and reliability of these satellites is the threat from collision with other orbiting objects, including space debris. Even small particles can damage, degrade, or destroy spacecraft due to the very high velocities involved in a collision. The three… CONTINUE READING

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