TLF ID M012117
This is a reference resource for teachers that consists of a single web page providing visual and written information about the location of, and hazards associated with, space debris. This space junk includes old non-functional satellites, as well as parts of and debris from satellites, spacecraft and rockets that continue to orbit Earth. These fast-moving objects could destroy or damage working satellites in a collision. Two detailed images give an impression of the extent of the problem and the text explains how the junk is monitored and satellites are safely navigated around them.