Astroscale Restarts Space Debris Capture Demo

The attempt to rendezvous and capture a client spacecraft will continue.
Credit: Astroscale

Astroscale has resumed its ELSA-d mission to demonstrate active debris removal in low Earth orbit. The Japanese startup halted the demo on Jan. 25 after detecting anomalous spacecraft conditions. ELSA-d comprises a servicer satellite and a client spacecraft, which were mechanically locked together...

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