Chernobyl’s Hot Mess, “the Elephant’s Foot,” Is Still Lethal
The Elephant’s Foot could be the most dangerous piece of waste in the world.
Some Dead Satellites Refuse to Go Quietly to Their Graves
A map of large debris orbiting Earth, as seen from the North Pole.European Space Operation Centre (ESOC) High above us, tens of thousands of kilometers above our heads, there are orbiting graveyards. They are filled with satellites that have burned through their functional lives, now “buried” in space. The graveyards are filled for a reason: […]