Nov 3, 2021

Engineers Find New Way to Clean Up Space Junk in Orbit

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Engineers have devised a new technique to clear space debris using magnets.

This would allow you to move the debris where you wanted it to go without actually having to touch it. “What we wanted to do was to manipulate the thing, not just shove it but actually manipulate it like you do on Earth,” Abbott said. “That form of dexterous manipulation has never been done before.”

While this is important for clearing out space junk that can’t be repaired, this method could also be … See more.

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