Ep. 672: Space Debris Removal

Missions, Our Solar System, podcast, Spacecraft | 1 comment

We’ve talked about the rising problem of space junk. Okay, we know it’s an issue. So what can be done about it? Today we’ll talk about ideas to remove space junk, making sure space is open to use for the centuries to come.

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  1. DougSpace

    What was missing from this episode was an accurate assessment of the problem. Unintentional collisions involving sizable objects are actually pretty rare. That factors into why no one is removing old objects because they would spend money to remove objects that are unlikely to cause a collision.


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