Space debris: how to solve the problem of dead satellites?

With an increasing number of governments and private companies capable of launching satellites, the space around the planet is starting to get congested.

According to some estimates, less than half of the satellites currently in orbit are functioning.

So what can be done to prevent these broken machines from becoming a threat to the ones we still rely on?

BBC Click’s LJ Rich reports.

See more at Click’s website and @BBCClick.