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WATCH

A short documentary which explores the troubling, beautiful, dangerous and fascinating world of space junk.

 
 

 

ADOPT

Follow these pieces of space junk on Twitter to adopt them. They will communicate with you live from space.

 

VANGUARD

"I circle  Earth every 130 minutes. I will continue to orbit above you for the next 240 years.

SUITSAT

"I was pushed out into Space in 2006 by astronauts on the International Space Station"

Fengyun

"I'm a piece of space junk from the worst space debris event of all time. Go. Me."

 

 

LISTEN

'Machine 9' is a handcrafted electromechanical sound instrument that tracks the positions of 27,000 pieces of space junk, transforming them into sound, in real time, as they pass overhead.