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Storytellers Series: Orbital Space Junk

Space Museum Galaxy Theater

Presenter: Bill Carton Launched in 1958, America's second satellite Vanguard 1 is the oldest known debris still on orbit. Recent estimates are that as many as one hundred million pieces of human-made objects are above the earth now. We are tracking 21,000 items over 10cm in size. Junk includes derelict spacecraft, upper rocket stages, explosion...

Storytellers Series: What’s Happening Today in Space

Space Museum Galaxy Theater

Presenter: Bill Carton Current Space Activity: Countries as well as private companies are now heavily involved in space - with crewed spacecraft and private satellites. Including: Robots on other planets and on asteroid missions, suborbital space tourism, International Space Station improvements and expansion plans, and the James Webb Space Telescope (pictured). Plus: The US is...