Ever since we’ve be going into space, we’ve been leaving debris behind. Aura is a figurative map depicting the scale of human-made space junk that orbits Earth.
By: RYAN! Feddersen
Digital Print, 8’ x 23’
Between 27,000-35,000 pieces of junk are currently being tracked as the largest and most dangerous. An additional 1 million pieces of debris are estimated to be between 1cm-10cm, and 138-330 million smaller than 1cm.
LOST IN SPACE
What goes up, does not necessarily come down where gravity and centripetal force meet. When you visit Aura at The Museum of Flight, see if you find these 8 misplaced objects which currently orbit Earth?
- Thermal Blanket
- Tool Bag