News tagged with space debris

Focus on space debris: Envisat

(Phys.org)—Space debris came into focus last week at the International Astronautical Congress in Naples, Italy. Envisat, ESA's largest Earth observation satellite, ended its mission last spring and was ...

dateOct 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Space debris threatens ISS: report

The International Space Station is in danger of being hit by two pieces of debris from an old Russian satellite that had previously hit a US craft in 2009, a news report said on Wednesday.

dateSep 26, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Factfile on Venus

Following is a factfile on Venus, which will align with Earth and the Sun from the evening of next Tuesday, a "transit" that will next occur 105 years from now.

dateJun 03, 2012 in Space Exploration
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