Adapted from the ESA’s Safety & Security/Debris page. From satellite tracking to debris Imagine lasers pointing from Earth into the skies, seeking out satellites and bits of space trash and measuring their positions and trajectories to prevent catastrophic collisions. You don’t have to try too hard – this is very nearly the day-to-day reality at ESA’s new […]
From ESA’s Safety & Security Page. The Moon is set to gain one more crater. A leftover SpaceX Falcon 9 upper stage will impact the lunar surface in early March, marking the first time that a human-made debris item unintentionally reaches our natural satellite. In 2015 the Falcon 9 placed NOAA’s DSCOVR climate observatory around […]
Astroscale announced Nov. 25 that it raised $109 million from European and Japanese investors in a round it says will allow it to accelerate plans for active debris removal and satellite servicing.
The Net Zero Space charter, that was unveiled on November 12 during Paris Peace Forum held in France, includes signatories such as French satellite fleet provider Eutelsat, launch service supplier Arianespace, and United States-based Earth imagery company Planet.
Just look at the trouble the debris from Russia’s missile test already caused for the International Space Station.
If you’re going to be a character in a space movie, like “Space Cowboys” or “Gravity,” you’ve got to watch out for space junk; everybody knows that. But what not everyone knows is that that plot twist isn’t fiction anymore.
LeoLabs will use the fresh funds to scale its business in three major ways: Add more employees, increase the number of radars it builds around the world, and roll out new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products.
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