Why the risk of space collisions is skyrocketing now


From Verge Science.

Earth’s orbit is becoming increasingly crowded with satellites, debris, and other space junk — and with companies like Elon Musk’s Starlink pumping more hardware into space, the chances of collisions in orbit are on the rise. We speak with Moriba Jah, a researcher who’s tracking all the space junk in orbit, and trying to raise awareness of the dangers before it’s too late.

To learn more about Moriba’s work around space junk, visit eyesonthesky.org

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