Images of Research: Forging sustainable futures

The problem with space pollution

Category: Protecting our planet

Hand drawn image showing two realities - a person walking into the distance, one with stars above, the other with debris in the sky

Space debris is increasing around the Earth with the potential to knock out satellite communications. By studying the gravitational influence of debris on satellites (orbital resonance) we aim to assist space agencies, informing the development of an instrument to control the orbital progression of space debris and plan its effective removal.  

Entrant: Wail Boumchita , Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering

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