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This Space Junk Removal Experiment Will Harpoon & Net Debris in Orbit


This Space Junk Removal Experiment Will Harpoon & Net Debris in Orbit The first experiment designed to demonstrate active space-debris removal in orbit has just reached the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule. The RemoveDebris experiment, designed by a team led by the University of Surrey in the U.K. as part of a 15.2 million euro ($18.7 million), European Union (EU)-funded project, is about the size of a washing machine and weighs 100 kilograms (220 lbs.).   More



(Source: Space.com - Apr 7)

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