Latest Space debris News

White House commits to barring anti-satellite missile tests

Apr. 19, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it is barring anti-satellite missile testing by the United States, a move that White House officials say is meant to underscore its hopes of establishing new norms for military action in space. The U.S. has sharply criticized Russia...

Space junk on 5,800-mph collision course with moon

Mar. 02, 2022 12:56 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon is about to get walloped by 3 tons of space junk, a punch that will carve out a crater that could fit several semitractor-trailers. The leftover rocket will smash into the far side of the moon at 5,800 mph (9,300 kph) on Friday, away from...