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Originally posted by Isosceles
Apparently we have left a lot of garbage in the Earth's orbit and it can pose a safety risk to astronauts as well as satellites. The garbage also poses a risk to human beings back here on earth in the form of falling debris. It is also an eye sore.
Now, According to National Geographic, the Surrey Space Center based out of the United Kingdom, may be able to thwart this growing concern. Though it sounds like it would be a costly endeavor.
Here is the link below:
[edit on 4-4-2010 by Isosceles]