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Tracking Undetectable Space Junk

December 4, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan News

Using an approach proposed by University of Michigan researchers, spacecraft and satellite operators may finally be able to detect the small pieces of debris orbiting the Earth. As of now, only space junk the size of a softball or bigger are trackable, or less than 1% of space junk.

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