- Category: Tech & Science
- Published Friday, April 21, 2017
- CTV News
BERLIN - Decades' worth of man-made junk is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.
More than 750,000 fragments larger than a centimetre are already thought to orbit Earth, and each one could badly damage or even destroy a satellite.