Mar 27 2015

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Using nets to capture space debris

‘Space nets’ aim to capture threats to satellites and spacecraft. ESA has successfully tested a space net that deploys properly in zero-gravity to snare a satellite or large piece of space debris.

ESA is looking to demonstrate an actual capture and deorbit of space debris with a 2021 mission.

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