Astroscale Launches Docking Plate For Satellite Removal

Lightweight, low-cost and robust, the Docking Plate enables magnetic or robotic grappling.
Credit: Astroscale
Satellite servicing startup Astroscale has unveiled a docking plate it hopes will become standard on all future low Earth orbit satellites to enable their capture and removal from orbit. Designed to be lightweight, low cost and easy to install, the device will enable magnetic or robotic capture....

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