Climate change is beginning to be noticeable in the higher parts of the atmosphere. This could help space debris stay in orbit longer.
Why is this important?Space debris is becoming an increasing problem. Objects in orbit around the Earth move at very high speeds of up to 30,000 kilometers per hour. The more waste, the greater the chance of hitting satellites and even manned space stations. This space junk takes longer to decompose and does not make the problem worse.
the essence: according to study Conducted by the British Antarctic Survey, a British government agency that conducts scientific research in Antarctica, the increased amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere means space debris can stay in orbit for much longer.
- Objects in low Earth orbit encounter less and less resistance. This is due to carbon dioxide emissions. The more it is pumped into the atmosphere, the thinner it is
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