Swiss Satellite Would Clean Up Space Debris
In this illustration, the CleanSpace One satellite, firmly attached to the debris, powers on its engines in order to reach Earth atmosphere where both satellites would be be burnt during their descent. (HO/EPFL/Swiss Space Center/Associated Press)
Space researchers in Switzerland are seek¬ing funding to build a spacecraft, dubbed CieanSpaceOne, that would help reduce space debris in orbit around Earth. The spacecraft would home in on a redundant satellite, grab it, and drag it down to burn up when reentering the atmosphere.
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