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Gallery: 'Space Junk 3D' - The Movie

Space Junk 3D Movie Poster

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Space Junk 3D movie poster.

Illustration of a Space Debris Field

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Illustration of a space debris field as depicted in the film "Space Junk 3D."

Rockets Launching Illustration

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An illustration suggests the many rocket launches that have caused space debris, from the movie "Space Junk 3D."

Space Junk Problem Detailed

NASA/Orbital Debris Program Office.

Each dot represents a bit of known space junk that's at least 4 inches (10 cm) in low-Earth orbit, where the space station and shuttles roam. In total, some 19,000 manmade objects this size or bigger orbit Earth as of July 2009; most are in low-Earth orbit. Countless smaller objects are also circling the planet.

US Space Surveillance Animation: Wide Shot

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US space surveillance animation as seen in the movie "Space Junk 3D."

Clean-up Solution: Solar Sail

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One possible clean-up solution: a solar sail, as seen in the movie "Space Junk 3D."

Recycling Station Animation

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Recycling station animation as seen in the movie "Space Junk 3D."

Garbage Collector Spaceship

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An illustration imagines a spaceship collecting space "garbage" in the movie "Space Junk 3D."

Retired Head of NASA's Orbital Debris Don Kessler

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Retired head of NASA’s Orbital Debris, scientist Don Kessler beneath a starry night.

Cleaning the Camera for "Space Junk 3D" Movie

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Cleaning lenses during 40 mph winds at Meteor Crater in Arizona.

Mixing Sound for Space Junk 3D Movie

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Mixing 6.0 surround sound at Technicolor Toronto in the making of Space Junk 3D.

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