ICYMI: A space-based full service stop, bat drone and more
DARPA wants to create robotic servicing vehicles to inspect and fix satellites.
Watch 58 years of space debris appear in 1 minute
If you want to know why space junk is a problem, this video will answer your questions.
Scientists built a spacecraft that converts junk to fuel
A new debris-eating spacecraft could clean up the skies.
Russia's next space station trip will take days, not hours
The next Russian trip to the International Space Station will have to take two days, rather than a far more pleasant six hours.
Lockheed Martin to track space junk from the Australian Outback
In the movie Gravity, masses upon masses of floating debris hurtled through space at alarming spee...
Air Force might shutter satellite- and space junk-tracking Space Fence soon
We imagine the Air Force is none too pleased that Space Fence might shutter as soon as September 1...
Murchison Widefield Array goes live, will study the sun, space junk, the early universe and more
We hope IBM's hardware is ready to chew through the feast of data it's going to receive, as the Mu...
UK engineers developing harpoon that could help space junk meet a fiery end
Sure, we can pull space junk out of orbit with lasers or use it to cobble together new satellites,...
Pentagon starts Phoenix trial to harvest defunct satellites, MacGyver new ones from orbit
The Phoenix Frankenprogram to harvest the corpses of expired satellites and cobble together new on...