Visualizing debris in space, using information and data from NASA as resources. Each line light grey line indicates a probable orbit around the earth, the 3-dimensional orbit is flattened to the page using a map projection. The shape of the projection used is debossed into the image. Each of the one thousand orbital lines shown represents more than 600 pieces of debris orbiting earth; there are wide uncertainties in the estimated quantity of space junk.
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One thousand orbits, projection #1, 2007. 16 in x 21.75 in., archival inkjet print, debossing. Edition of 10.
One thousand orbits, projection #2, 2007. 16 in x 21.75 in., archival inkjet print, debossing. Edition of 10.