ESA Signs Contract For Active Debris Removal Mission

Artist's concept of ClearSpace-1.
Credit: ClearSpace SA
LYON, France–The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed an €86 million ($100 million) contract with an industrial team led by Swiss start-up company ClearSpace for the provision of a debris removal service. For ESA, the idea is both to remove a piece of space debris from orbit for the first time and...

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