Using LiDAR Technology to Detect Small Space Debris in LEO

Source: World Maps Online

When you imagine Earth from space, the picture above most likely resembles what you think of. We see this Earth in picture books and on TV. And that makes sense — this is Earth. Or, at least the Earth we’ve been taught about. But, in reality, this is what Earth used to look like.

In fact, today it looks something more like the animation below. As time passed, our…