Space Junk:

The Dangers of Polluting Earth's Orbit 

 

 

 

Scientists have identified at least 100 million pieces of space debris—from paint chips to nonoperational zombie satellites—floating in Earth's orbit. And over 100 tons of those pieces enter Earth's atmosphere each year! 

Here's a cool post at Curiosity.com

 

Praise for Space Junk: 

"Limpid and engrossing...Between her well-tempered writing style and her atypical subject, Young will have readers enthralled." 

 

        Kirkus, starred review 

 

Grades 5 -8 

 

  • ISBN-10: 1467756008

  • ISBN-13: 978-1467756006

 

 

 

 

 

Nonfiction ages 12-18 

 

 

 

 

 

2016

 

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