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Experimental DragRacer satellites will test 'Terminator Tape' for space junk cleanup this fall


Experimental DragRacer satellites will test 'Terminator Tape' for space junk cleanup this fall An experimental mission to test tether-based orbital debris cleanup method with "Terminator Tape" is slated to launch this fall to test the deorbit performance of two satellites. The Millennium Space Systems mission, called DragRacer, involves two small satellites that are set to launch simultaneously to low Earth orbit (LEO) to measure how fast satellites fall out of space. The goal, the company said, is to study technologies for removing space debris from orbit.    More



(Source: Space.com - Aug 9)

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