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RemoveDebris: Space junk mission prepares for launch


RemoveDebris: Space junk mission prepares for launch A mission that will test different methods to clean up space junk is getting ready for launch. The RemoveDebris spacecraft will attempt to snare a small satellite with a net and test whether a harpoon is an effective garbage grabber. The probe has been assembled in Surrey and will soon be packed up ready for blast off early next year. Scientists warn that the growing problem of space debris is putting spacecraft and astronauts at risk.   More



(Source: BBC News - Nov 29)

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