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Space Based Solar Power: Infographic

Space Based Solar Power: Infographic | green infographics | Scoop.it

What is space-based solar power? How does space-based solar power work? What are the benefits of using space-based solar power?

Find out this and more in this infographic from Energy.gov.

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Space Waste [infographic]

Space Waste [infographic] | green infographics | Scoop.it
Usually, the term “space exploration” has been associated with groundbreaking new discoveries. But what happens to all the junk left in space from these glorious missions? It orbits around the globe at extreme speeds.
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Space pollution: Here's every known piece of space debris orbiting Earth

Space pollution: Here's every known piece of space debris orbiting Earth | green infographics | Scoop.it
Based on a data archive, each spherule in the picture represents a real existing object orbiting in space.

The image was created by German photographer Michael Najjar, a "certified civilian astronauts" who has a ticket to go to space on board Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo in 2014. He titled the piece "Space Debris I", and created it with the help of the Institute of Aerospace Systems at the Braunschweig University of Technology, the world leading institute for space debris tracking. “Based on a data archive, each spherule in the picture represents a real existing object orbiting in space," Najjar says. As you can see, space isn't so empty, at least not in Earth's orbit.

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