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Cleaning Space Junk

Space junk

Space exploration is a very important and interesting field. With satellites and other materials going to space every day there are many things up there which simply shouldn’t be there. Space landfill is becoming a big problem and one cannot ignore that as it will pose a serious threat to operational satellites and future satellites. British engineer, Dr. Jaime Reed, has come up with an innovative way to clean this junk from space with the help of a space harpoon, measuring only 30cm in length. The harpoon would be mounted onto a chaser satellite which would take the harpoon to 100m… read more