Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street

Stuart Grey
Teaching Fellow, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde Glasgow

"A History of Space Debris"

The space race and more recent commercial space activities have led to a proliferation of objects in Earth’s orbit. What exactly are these objects? How do they behave? Who are we leaving them for? Is it junk or can it be reclaimed? Dr. Stuart Grey considers our role in polluting space and how this circulation of material impacts the future.

Cosponsored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy and Penn Sustainability.

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