Debris

Debris is rubble, wreckage, ruins, litter and discarded garbage/refuse/trash, scattered remains of something destroyed, discarded, or as in geology, large rock fragments left by a melting glacier etc. Depending on context, debris can refer to a number of different things. The first apparent use of the French word in English is in a 1701 description of the army of Prince Rupert upon its retreat from a battle with the army of Oliver Cromwell, in England.

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Alien worlds could be discovered by hunting for debris orbiting them

An incoming meteor (or bunch of space debris, which some experts say it may be) broke up between Scotland and northern Ireland within view of much of the United Kingdom.

NASA Funds Projects to Study Orbital Debris, Space Sustainability

NASA Funds Projects to Study Orbital Debris, Space Sustainability

Space junk threat: Researchers working to reduce impact of falling debris

NASA Gives a Detailed Analysis of all the Landing Debris Perseverance Has Found on Mars

Debris from most spectacular comet outburst may explain its perplexing behavior — and be visible in telescopes

Space Rocket Debris Could Have Disastrous Consequences – However, There Is a Solution

New study says an explosion of debris from Earth may have given birth to the Moon

New rules needed to fix growing space debris problem, FCC says

SpaceX Starlink satellites face Russia space debris 'squalls' in orbit: report

Perseverance Mars rover photographs its own landing debris

Space debris is coming down more frequently. What are the chances it could hit someone or damage property?

Skywatchers can see debris from spectacular comet outburst this month

Planetary Debris Disks Discovered with Citizen Scientists and Virtual Reality

Why space debris keeps falling out of the sky—and will continue to do so

Debris From Uncontrolled Chinese Rocket Falls Over Southeast Asian Seas

Debris from Chinese rocket crash found in Indonesia and Malaysia

Debris from Chinese rocket crash found in Indonesia and Malaysia

‘Like an alien obelisk’: space debris found in Snowy Mountains paddock believed to be from SpaceX mission