RemoveDebris Satellite Demos Harpoon Capture In Orbit

Credit: Photo credit: Surrey Space Center
A European satellite has demonstrated a harpoon system designed to capture debris in orbit. The Airbus-designed system is the third active debris removal technology to be tested in low Earth orbit (LEO) by the UK-built RemoveDebris satellite.Built by Airbus Stevenage in the UK, the harpoon...

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