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ISRO adds another feather to its cap with POEM-3 success

The space agency is now preparing for a controlled re-entry into Earth's atmosphere within the next 75 days, ensuring the mission leaves no space debris behind.

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Updated on Jan 27, 2024 06:00 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Watch: International Space Station lowers orbit to avoid space debris collision

International Space Station avoids collision with space debris in critical manoeuvre.

International Space Station (ISS) is home to astronauts studying space in laboratory onboard the spacecraft.(NASA)
Updated on Aug 25, 2023 05:19 PM IST

House-size asteroid makes close approach to Earth. Watch here

A near-Earth asteroid 2023 EY had a relatively close approach by Earth surface on Friday. Alike other asteroids it passed safely without creating any danger.

Asteroids are space rocks that generally exist between Mars and Jupiter.(Photo by Bryan Goff on Unsplash/ Representative Image)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 02:31 PM IST

Can space junk actually kill you? Scientists explain

A new study, published in Nature Astronomy, has estimated the chance of causalities from falling rocket parts over the next ten years.

Experts have long warned that hundreds of thousands of pieces of space debris are circling the planet (Representative image)(Getty Images. Representative image)
Updated on Jul 26, 2022 11:08 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar

China's rocket debris spurs calls for policies to mitigate space junk

The issue of space debris is not new but is expected to grow as more nations build space programmes and more objects are launched into space.

Early this month, the remnants of the Chinese rocket plunged into the Indian Ocean near the Maldives.(Reuters | Representational image)
Published on May 18, 2021 08:03 PM IST
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