Launchspace To Test Debris Shield On ISS

A constellation of debris impact pads would sweep low Earth orbit, capturing small debris.
Credit: Launchspace Technologies
U.S. startup Launchspace Technologies has signed a contract with Airbus to test its orbital debris remediation and spacecraft shielding technology for 12 months on the Bartolomeo external platform on the International Space Station (ISS). The payload will consist of small debris impact pads which...
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