by Strategy&, part of the PwC network

Nets and harpoons: how to clear up space junk

Space junk is a massive challenge for a fast-growing satellite industry worth billions of dollars. There are hundreds of thousands of pieces of space junk whizzing around in earth’s orbit and even a fleck of paint can do serious damage. That’s why researchers are tackling the problem with chaser satellites, nets and even harpoons.


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