The story of Vanguard and Fengyun, pieces of space junk.
Voiced by Sally Potter (Dir: Orlando) and Delilah Holiday (Lead Singer, Skinny Girl Diet)
Vanguard is the worlds oldest piece of space junk. In 1958 there was no junk. Now millions of pieces orbit above, threatening Earth and the future pf space exploration. Vanguard is due to continue orbiting above us for the next 240 years. Fengyun, was born out of the worst space junk event of all time, when the Chinese sent a missile into an old weather station causing thousands of bits of debris which may result in future collisions.
The film was made as part of a wider project, 'Project Adrift' at:
Here you can also follow @Vanguard and @Fengyun's thoughts and feelings on twitter, as they orbit above Earth in real time.
Funded by @thespacearts
Animation by Daffy London.