Mass of space debris in orbit around Earth

Mass of space debris in orbit around Earth (5.5 million kg)

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Mass of space debris in orbit around Earth (5.5 million kg)

  • is 10 x Mass of SpaceX Falcon 9 launch rocket (542,000 kg)...more
  • is 500 x Mass of the Hubble Space Telescope (11,110 kg)...more
  • is 5000 x Mass of a Block IIR GPS Satellite in orbit (1,080 kg)...more
  • is 20000 x Mass of an adult male North American Black Bear (280 kg)...more
  • is 20000 x Mass of heaviest weights lifted in Olympic Weightlifting (Clean and Jerk) (274 kg)...more

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