News tagged with trash

What is NASA's Heat Melt Compactor?

Dealing with trash is a challenge wherever people work and live, and space is no exception. Astronauts produce a couple of pounds of trash per crew member per day. To better manage this, NASA is developing a new trash processing ...

dateAug 17, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Plastic wasteland: Asia's ocean pollution crisis

A Vietnamese mangrove draped with polythene, a whale killed after swallowing waste bags in Thai seas and clouds of underwater trash near Indonesian "paradise" islands—grim images of the plastic crisis that has gripped Asia.

dateJun 05, 2018 in Environment
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Image: Cygnus cargo spacecraft at sunrise

NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik photographed Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo spacecraft at sunrise, prior to its departure from the International Space Station at 8:11 a.m., Dec. 6, 2017. Expedition 53 Flight Engineers Mark Vande ...

dateDec 07, 2017 in Space Exploration
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