RemoveDEBRIS mission uses nets, harpoons to take down space junk

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Space debris is a threat to future missions, but no ideal solution for cleaning it up has been developed. A new mission called RemoveDEBRIS may help change that, with the team behind it saying this is one of the first ever “concrete steps” toward eliminating the refuse. Among other things, RemoveDEBRIS works by capturing space junk using a harpoon and … Continue reading
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