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Jun 24, 01 / Jun 13, 17 09:30 UTC

As of April 2017, more than 290 break-ups in orbit have been recorded since 1961. Most were explosions of satellites and upper stages – fewer than 10 involved accidental and intentional collisions. Image: ESA/ID&Sense/ONiRiXEL

Space debris has become such a problem, there is now a Call for International Assistance. See this article in Room for the latest information about a recent conference on this topic. I know it has been mentioned before that space debris could be recycled and could be a project of future Asgardia in space. We should be aware of the seriousness of this problem and how important it is that we could be a part of this solution.