Mar
05
2009

Satellite Collision – Google Earth KMZ File

Including the original two satellites, the collision between COSMOS 2251 and IRIDIUM 33 has so far resulted in 514 pieces of debris. these are slowly spreading out around the planet.

I’ve created a google earth file of the debris could.

Coogle Earth kmz file

Or you can view it in google maps at this link:
http://maps.google.com/?q=/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/debris_20090305120000utc.kmz

Written by John in: Astronomy |

2 Comments »

  • [...] posting my kmz file of the Satellite Collision Debris, Tom Wagner of Iowa turned it into a 3D [...]

    Pingback | 12 March 2009
  • I really think some one needs to be responsible for the mess and the clean-up. I’m sure that, if they don’t, this will cause numerous problems in the future by endangering other space craft.

    Comment | 13 March 2009

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