Japan’s Space Tether Experiment Partial Success

Credit: HTV-6: NASA
HOUSTON—A Japanese space experiment designed to demonstrate a method of de-orbiting man-made space debris failed to deploy a key test component, according to a Feb. 6 statement from a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) spokesman. The experiment involved using electrodynamic tether...
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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