Space Junk: Fast Trash

February 18, 2015 | 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Presented Online

We think of outer space as pretty empty, but that's not the case around planet Earth. There are millions of pieces of man-made debris floating around. This debris causes potential problems for astronauts, satellites, and other important pieces of equipment circling Earth. This fast-paced webcast will look at what's out there and how NASA keeps an eye on it.

Educator Resource:
Lesson Plan - Tater­Nauts: Testing Spacesuits for Impact Resistance
Data Collection Sheet

 

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