space debris

Japan, U.S. to share more info on space debris
The Asahi Shimbun
Japan and the United States agreed May 28 to work more closely on monitoring space debris, specifically the trajectories of "dead" satellites and spent rocket parts.
Space debris starting to clog up exploration programs
The Asahi Shimbun
Japan’s H-2A rocket that blasted off on May 18 sent a Japanese satellite, Shizuku, and a South Korean satellite, Arirang-3, into orbit. But it also left behind space junk,...
VOX POPULI: Space is no less precious than our beautiful planet
A gutted shark some 1.5 meters in length was found in Yoyogi Park, one of the largest parks in Tokyo, the other day. Obviously, there is no way it got there by itself.
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