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Less than infinite: Space becoming an orbital landfill

It’s mind-boggling to think about anything in terms of infinity.Space spans all directions and has been expanding since the dawn of the universe. However, even though it’s boundless, space as a resource is not as infinite as it’s been made out to be.Near-Earth space is becoming cluttered with objects, whether…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
Space Debris

Nike reveals Space Hippie sustainable sneakers made from waste

View Slideshow Nike has launched a new, exploratory collection, aptly named Space Hippie, to highlight the NASA-inspired concept of in-situ resource utilization — the idea of using space-based resources during deep space exploration. By taking the company’s own “space junk” from the floors of its manufacturing warehouses, Nike is turning…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
Space Debris

The Pros and Cons of a Lunar Pit Stop

NASA definitely wants to go to Mars. But does it need the moon to get there? Marina Koren February 18, 2020 Artur Debat / Jackal Pan / Getty / The AtlanticLast week, NASA put out a call for applications for its next class of astronauts. In recent years, when the…
bubmag
February 18, 2020