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Can Robots Save Us From Space Debris?

Using AI to track down space junk.

Earth from space, surrounded by debris bits.
1024px-Debris-LEO1280NASA employee, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Everyone is becoming increasingly concerned about Space Debris.

Discarded rocket bodies are the largest pieces of debris and they’re moving into Low Earth Orbit (LEO) as gravity pulls them towards the earth.

Small chips of paint, bits of debris from explosions or collisions, and discarded parts all contribute.

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