The US military has an ultra-powerful telescope it uses to monitor junk in space

Thursday, November 03, 2016 by

There are an estimated 500,000 pieces of space junk orbiting our planet. Many pose a hazard to the International Space Station, satellites, and other spacecraft. The US Air Force has a massively powerful telescope it uses to monitor the hundreds of thousands of tiny pieces of debris to make sure none strike anything important in space.

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