Expert Can Speak on Space Debris Such as Lost NASA Tool Bag

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 - 16:35 in Astronomy & Space

As NASA's lost tool bag continues to float in space, Auburn University has a credible source who can address space debris and its effect on space craft and satellites. Henry Brandhorst of our Space Research Institute and his team study how even the smallest speck of dust can devastate man-made materials in space. As an interesting visual, the Institute uses the second fastest gun in the country to blast tiny particles through a vacuum and into a variety of materials.

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