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Satellites captures unique image of space junk

Satellites captures unique image of space junk Astroscale's ADRAS-J satellite, launched by a Rocket Lab Electron rocket in February 2024, captured close-up images of a discarded 11-meter-long (36 feet) H-2A rocket upper stage that has been orbiting Earth for nearly 20 years as part of JAXA's CRD2 program, marking a world first. Satellites in Earth's orbit are equipped with cameras that can capture images of space debris, including large pieces of abandoned rockets and other discarded objects, allowing companies like Astroscale to analyze their condition and plan for safe removal.   More

(Source: Israel Hayom - Jun 21)

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