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Archive for June 20th, 2018

Junk-sweeping test satellite launched from ISS

June 20th, 2018 by

The space debris removal technology mission RemoveDEBRIS, led by the Surrey Space Centre (SSC) at the University of Surrey, has been launched into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS). RemoveDEBRIS will demonstrate a range of technologies to clean up space debris, with the first Airbus designed and built experiment due for deployment in October 2018.

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EDRS-C undergoing final tests

June 20th, 2018 by

ESA’s laser satellite EDRS-C will be undergoing last tests before launch. This final set will make sure the satellite and its optical payload can withstand the challenging conditions of lift off and subsequent life in space once launched next year.

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