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A dead Soviet satellite and a discarded Chinese rocket body just avoided colliding in space and exploding into dangerous debris


'Unknown' space debris almost flew within 1 mile of the International Space Station. As junk builds up in orbit, the danger of collisions is growing.


A dead NASA space telescope and an old Air Force satellite avoided a crash on Wednesday, beating 'alarming' odds



SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites could make astronomy on Earth 'impossible' and create a space-junk nightmare, some scientists warn


A new radar system will track 250,000 tiny pieces of space junk. It may help prevent snowballing collisions that could cut off our access to orbit.


India's anti-satellite missile test just moved humanity closer to a space-junk nightmare scenario



Billionaires plan to launch tens of thousands of new satellites. Experts are working hard to ensure this doesn't lead to a disaster that ends human access to orbit.


The US government logged 308,984 potential space-junk collisions in 2017 -- and the problem could get much worse