Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Space

+ - JAXA to Use Fishing Nets to Scoop Up Space Junk->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes "We've seen high-fallutin proposals to tackling the space junk problem before — and now the Japanese space agency JAXA has teamed up with Japanese fishing net maker Nitto Seimo to haul in some of the 100,000-plus objects of space junk orbiting the planet. AJAXA satellite will deploy and release a kilometers-wide net made by Nitto Seimo of ultra-thin triple layered metal threads. The net will gradually be drawn into Earth’s magnetic field and burned up along with the abandoned satellites, engine parts and other litter it’s collected."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

JAXA to Use Fishing Nets to Scoop Up Space Junk

Comments Filter:

Old programmers never die, they just hit account block limit.

Working...