Scientists have calculated exactly how likely you are to be injured or killed by space debris in the next ten years.
A puncture caused by space junk has been discovered on a robotic arm outside the International Space Station.
For years, some have speculated that this unusual piece of space junk is actually an extraterrestrial device.
A space junk disaster was narrowly avoided this week when two large objects passed close to one another.
If successful, the mission will be the first ever to remove a piece of space junk from Earth's orbit.
A spacecraft has successfully demonstrated how a harpoon can be used to clean up Earth's orbit.
As if space junk wasn't already enough of a problem, a war in space could litter the planet's orbit with tons of debris.
Airbus has been developing a new type of harpoon in an effort to reduce the build-up of space junk in orbit.
A new study by researchers in China has put forward a novel new way of tackling the problem of space junk.
A French scientist is working on a novel new way to keep Earth's orbit clear of defunct satellites.
The experimental tether had been designed to help solve the problem of space junk in Earth's orbit.
Scientists have warned that space debris collisions could have the potential to provoke armed conflict.
The space station performed an emergency maneuver last month to avoid a piece of orbiting debris.
New self-guided robots could soon be used to help assess the threat posed by items of space debris.
The electrodynamic tether will be used as a way to help reduce the large amount of space junk in orbit.
The amount of debris in orbit is posing an ever greater risk to spacecraft and the environment.
An object recently detected by astronomers as it whizzed past the Earth has turned out to be space junk.
British space experts have warned that the growing amount of debris flying around in space represents an increasing risk...
Following the collision between two satellites recently space planners have warned that the ever increasing quantity of ...