Latest Orbital spaceflight Stories
The European Space Agency (ESA) is embarking on an age old practice of using harpoons for the future goal of clearing orbits of tumbling satellites and other hazardous space junk.
Researchers from the University of Surrey have developed a new method to bring aging satellites back to Earth so that they no longer pose a threat to spacecraft or other probes by continuing to orbit in a nonworking state.
An article coming out in the Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets pitches ideas to attempt to remove orbital debris with less risk.
- The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.