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Space Junk from the Moon to the Midwest

Special | 41m 24s

Lisa Ruth Rand, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Institute for Research in the Humanities at UW-Madison, discusses what happens to the things we leave in space. From satellites that no longer send information to errant screws that were left behind, space junk can reenter the earth’s atmosphere and pose significant risk to people on the ground.

Aired: 06/12/18

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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