Airbus Is Creating a Space Harpoon to Capture Space Junk

Airbus Is Creating a Space Harpoon to Capture Space Junk

There are a lot of pieces of space junk orbiting the Earth that all pose risks to satellites and spacecraft. In order to remove space junk from outer space European company Airbus is creating a gigantic “space harpoon” that is high-tech and efficient. The one-meter-long harpoon will be attached to spacecraft which will target a peace of space junk and capture it. This will be quickly and efficiently.

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