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IF EARTH’S ORBIT IS SO CROWDED, WHY DON’T WE SEE SPACE JUNK IN PHOTOS OF THE EARTH?

by Mary Beth Griggs, Popular Science

IT’S A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE

Sometimes, when we post a cool picture of the Earth taken from space, Popular Science gets questions about why, if there’s so much garbage in space, we don’t see an orbital landfill circling our planet in pictures of the Earth. Continue reading IF EARTH’S ORBIT IS SO CROWDED, WHY DON’T WE SEE SPACE JUNK IN PHOTOS OF THE EARTH?