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The Plan to Turn Scrapped Rockets Into Space Stations


The Plan to Turn Scrapped Rockets Into Space Stations In early October, a dead Soviet satellite and the abandoned upper stage of a Chinese rocket narrowly avoided a collision in low Earth orbit. If the objects had crashed, the impact would have blown them to bits and created thousands of new pieces of dangerous space debris. Only a few days prior, the European Space Agency had published its annual space environment report, which highlighted abandoned rocket bodies as one of the biggest threats to spacecraft.    More



(Source: WIRED - Nov 12)

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