Oil spills have arisen as one of the most daunting environmental crisis in recent years. Every year, millions of gallons of oil get spilled in seas, all over the world. The resulting oil slicks devastate marine life, and the repercussions are beyond any human control if steps are not taken for oil spill clean up. Oil spills mostly result from an accident like pipeline burst, leak from cargo vessels and careless oil explorations.
The space above earth is filled with space junk from rockets and satellites. Space junk, or fragmented parts moving around in Earth’s orbit, totals almost a million chunks of debris. Space junk is an accumulation of old, defunct satellites and debris arising from collisions. It is a completely man made problem, which arose because of launching innumerable satellites in the quest of research, security and commercial ventures. It’s now a massive problem, and it’s getting bigger as companies and governments are launching satellites and microsatellites every day. Is there any solution to the space junk problem? Let’s find out!