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GEMET
General
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Environmental
Thesaurus
space waste
Definition

Nonfunctional debris of human origin left in a multitude of orbits about the earth as the result of the exploration and use of the environment lying outside the earth's atmosphere.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/7972