ESA's potential space garbage collector nets itself a drone [feedly]

domingo, 12 de junio de 2016

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ESA's potential space garbage collector nets itself a drone
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

ESA has provided a preview of its plan to net space debris by unveiling a prototype net gun designed to envelope and capture tumbling dead satellites. Wojtek Gołebiowski of Poland's SKA Polska, which is developing the gun under a contract with the space agency, used a small version to target and take down a low-flying drone at the Industry Days event for ESA's Clean Space initiative.

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Category: Space

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