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Rocket Lab Set to Launch Astroscale Satellite, Will Demo New Space Debris Removal Tech
Rocket Lab Set to Launch Astroscale Satellite, Will Demo New Space Debris Removal Tech

23 Sep 2021, 19:22 UTC / Rocket Lab's Electron rocket will carry Astroscale's ADRAS-J satellite into orbit. Once deployed, the satellite will demo new space debris removal tech

 
ELSA-d Satellite Has a Magnetic Appetite for Space Junk, Aces Its First Capture in Orbit
ELSA-d Satellite Has a Magnetic Appetite for Space Junk, Aces Its First Capture in Orbit

26 Aug 2021, 02:47 UTC / On August 25th, Astroscale announced that its orbital debris removal satellite has tested for the first time its ability to capture a spacecraft in space.

 
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom
Terminator Tape Draws Satellites Back to Earth Faster to Their Fiery Doom

23 Aug 2021, 21:52 UTC / Millennium Space Systems, a Boeing company, has successfully proven its Terminator Tape ability to safely and quickly de-orbit an inactive satellite.

 
Oribtal Space Junk Hits ISS Robotic Arm, Leaves a Hole in the Process
Oribtal Space Junk Hits ISS Robotic Arm, Leaves a Hole in the Process

31 May 2021, 12:19 UTC / The ISS took a hit last week from a small piece of space debris. The impact left a hole in the space station's robotic arm

 
Chinese Space Station to Come Crashing Down to Earth on Easter Weekend
Chinese Space Station to Come Crashing Down to Earth on Easter Weekend

23 Mar 2018, 12:54 UTC / Rogue Chinese space station will enter Earth's atmosphere soon, being expected to come crashing down sometime around Easter weekend