Tag: Dr. Brad Tucker
There’s lots of talk of planetary defense these days with the creation of Space Force, the Pentagon preparing for wars with adversaries, Congress considering action on regulating space junk and countries targeting asteroids to test defensive maneuvers.
With space junk becoming even more of an issue and countries ramping up their activities in orbit, Congress is taking action to regulate it. Parts of old rockets are raining down on Earth at a seemingly increasing rate and with more satellites being launched, there’s concern the debris will only get worse. We’ll track it down with Dr. Brad Tucker and discuss the chances of serious damage.