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Systems & Industrial Engineering News - February 2022

Four people stand in front of a large red and blue telescope.

UA Students Confirm Errant Rocket's Chinese Origin, Track Lunar Collision Course

Students studying the object's composition confirmed that it is most likely a Chinese booster and not a SpaceX booster, as previously reported.
Roberto Furfaro and Vishnu Reddy stand in front of a piece of telescope equipment, a cylinder about 3-4 feet in diameter.

$7.5M Effort Seeks to Prevent Lunar Traffic Jams

University of Arizona researchers are developing ways to detect, characterize and track objects in cislunar space, or the space between Earth and the moon.