What do you know about space scrap and the satellite Mats?

The Mats satellite risks colliding with space scrap. The Tardigrades needs your help!

Start by reading Chapter 2 in "Leia and the Tardigrades crack the space code".

In the space, around the Earth's orbit, it is full of space scrap! Your first task is to find out what space debris really is and how we can keep order of these space scrap from Earth. The more knowledge you have about space scrap and other hazard for satellites, the easier it is to plan how to save them!

All the answers can be found in chapter 2 of the story.

Questions to answer

  1. What is space scrap?
  2. How can we on earth keep order of all the space scrap?
  3. What can happen to the satellite Mats when he is in space?

The quiz

The space rocket brought the satellite Mats 600 km up into the air. Can you describe how high 600 km is but in other word? For example, how many people have to stand on each other's shoulders to reach that hight or how many examples of Eclipse are needed.

Eclipse is one of the world's tallest swings with its 121 meters and is located at Gröna Lund in Stockholm.

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