Orbital ruins

Author(s): Parks, Lisa


When satellites or meteorites fall back to earth they draw attention to the extraterritorial domains that extend up from the surface of the planet; through the atmosphere, stratosphere, and ionosphere, into the multiple orbital paths and out to the edges of the super-synchronous or ‘parking’ orbit, where satellites go to die.

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Parks, Lisa: Orbital ruins. In: NECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies, Jg. 2 (2013), Nr. 2, S. 419-429. DOI:
 author = {Parks, Lisa},
 title = {Orbital ruins},
 year = 2013,
 doi = "\url{}",
 volume = 2,
 address = {Amsterdam},
 journal = {NECSUS. European Journal of Media Studies},
 number = 2,
 pages = {419--429},
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