Long decades back, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel into space. Today, almost 60 years later, space travel is practically an industry, with paid space trips actually being planned! 12 men have walked the moon’s surface, but now that is passé, as we move on to new frontiers – Mars being the latest on our radar.
Yet, one distressing side-effect of Man’s quest to explore and colonize space, is the man-made debris that we have wittingly or unwittingly left behind, as shown in this infographic! Is a Clean Space program in the cards?!
Artificial Objects That Humankind Has Left on Extra-Terrestrial Surfaces: