Space junk: which country has the most satellite debris?
Satellite debris, rocket bodies and a collection of other man-made objects which orbit the earth may harm satellites, space stations which are now in operation. As of today, 24,193 such objects orbiting the earth have been recorded and monitored. Russia leads the list with over 15,000 objects in space. U.S. is in the second position with over 6,100 objects and China comes third with more than 1300 objects. Next comes France with 724 objects and India is fifth in the list with 334 objects.