European Orbital Debris Evaluation Gets Underway

Credit: Artist's concept of RemoveDebris: University of Surrey
HOUSTON—The European Union/Surrey Space Center-led RemoveDebris satellite experiment was deployed from the International Space Station early June 20. The 1 1/2-year mission is intended to assess technologies for removing orbital debris, a mounting global concern for low Earth orbit satellite...

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