Orbital Debris: Dangerous Treasure in Space

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With 12,000-16,000 new satellites planned to go up into orbit in the next 5-10 years, space is becoming a little crowded.  Currently there are only 1500 active satellites, about 3500 non-active satellites and countless smaller fragmented debris in orbit from our 60 year history of exploring space.  Let’s talk about what is up there, the coming innovations, and the dangerous treasure that we have yet to tap into that is orbital debris.