12. The Problem With Space Litter Image

12. The Problem With Space Litter

7 July - 14 mins
Podcast Series Let Me Explain with Seán Defoe

Did you know there's litter in space?

In fact, whole chunks of rockets are just floating around up there. Dead satellites too.

And it may pose a really big problem to the future of space travel.

Let Me Explain.

14 mins

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