Monday, December 19, 2011

Space Waste - A Growing Threat to the 21st Century, Visualized

As human technology advances, we're going to want to put more and more up into space - satellites, people, aircraft, semi-permanent dwellings, and the like. Unfortunately, there's already a lot of junk up there causing problems for satellite communications, and the space junk problem is only set to grow as we, collectively, want and try to do more and more with and in space.

Learn more about the growing space waste problem via this interesting infographic, from Good, via Daily Infographic:

Click on image above for huge version.

2 comments:

  1. It was a good information for all of us. Thanks for this nice article, admin.

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