Personal tools
log in | join | help
Sections

ESA unveils magnetic space tug to corral broken satellites drifting in space

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 29, 2017 01:04 AM
Editorial Rating: 1 2 3 4 5
Average Rating: 1 2 3 4 5 ( 0 votes)
by lacygcooke@gmail.com (Lacy Cooke) last modified Jun 28, 2017

Japan's experiment to clean up space debris earlier this year may have ended in failure, but the world's space agencies haven't given up on the problem yet. The European Space Agency (ESA) recently proposed using a magnetic space tug to sweep space clean. The method could potentially remove entire broken satellites from space. Related: Japan's experimental mission to clean up space junk ends in failure




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

Website migration, maintenance and customization provided by Grafware.