Car-Sized Hunk From Satellite Launch Found in the Amazon

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Finally! A Trash Collector For Space Junk!

It's time to talk trash! Space trash, to be specific. Trash collection has never really seemed like an enviable job to most of us. But, what if you were collecting trash from outer space? That sounds like what could be the coolest job in the galaxy. » 3/07/14 12:48pm 3/07/14 12:48pm

This Swiss Satellite Is Like A Roomba For Space

Space junk is a serious if little-appreciated problem. Dead satellites, spent booster rockets, and other orbiting technical garbage place active satellites and manned craft in significant peril. In a culturally appropriate effort, the Swiss Space Center is launching the CleanSpace program to tidy up low-earth orbit. » 2/15/12 4:30pm 2/15/12 4:30pm