There’s so much manmade junk in Earth orbit that satellites are in serious danger

%name There’s so much manmade junk in Earth orbit that satellites are in serious danger by Authcom, Nova Scotia\s Internet and Computing Solutions Provider in Kentville, Annapolis Valley

Advancing technology and miniaturization go hand-in-hand. That’s great when it comes to smartphones and ultra-thin laptops, but it’s becoming a real problem in space. We’ve heard for a long time that “space junk” is a growing problem, but we’re reaching a point where the population of tiny satellites — some which have long since actually worked — is becoming so dense that it’s posing a risk not just to space travelers, but to you and I as well.

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