Expanding problem of space debris: What is space junk? Why is it a problem?

Updated: Apr 20, 2022, 09:24 AM(IST) WION Video Team

Space junk as they are called has become a new concern for space agencies. Astronauts on the International Space Station carry out an avoidance maneuver to not get hit by a piece of debris floating in zero gravity, here's a short illustration on how the so-called space junk is formed, take a look.

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