This video featured more than 40,000 space debris that have been put into orbit between 1957 to 2016.
Many of these man-made objects have already perished in the atmosphere. There are currently only over 17,000 trackable objects in orbit and less than 10% of these are active satellites.
This video by Dr Stuart Grey shows the evolution of space debris since the dawn of the space age. Data are object over 10cm in size.
We aren’t onl polluting Earth but also the space around!