Japanese Orbital Debris Experiment Underway

Credit: Kounotori: NASA
HOUSTON—Japan’s sixth cargo mission freighter departed the International Space Station on Jan. 27, prepared for a week-long, free-flying demonstration of an electrodynamic tether technology developed by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency to help stem the rise of large pieces of orbital debris...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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