Italian Scientist Proposes Craft to Clean Up Space Junk

August 9, 2011 by  
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Space junk is an ever-increasing threat with decades of discarded fuel tanks, lost tools and parts of derelict satellites threatening to collide with spacecrafts. Over the past few years, scientists have proposed several clean-up methods including NASA’s laser displacement system , solar powered micro-satellites and China’s anti-satellite weaponry . However, Marco Castronuovo of the Italian Space Agency believes he has found a solution: a space junk collecting spacecraft. Read the rest of Italian Scientist Proposes Craft to Clean Up Space Junk Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Acta Astronautica , derelict satelites , ground based laser system space junk , Italian Space agency , laser system space junk , Marco Castronuovo , nasa research centre , nasa space junk , nasa space laser , space junk , space junk clean up , space laser space junk

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