Space junk harpooned like whale in orbit-cleanup test

ABC News | 2/8/2019 | Staff
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A harpoon flung from a satellite has successfully captured a piece of pretend space junk, like a whale.

The British-led experiment is part of an effort to clean up debris in orbit.

University - Surrey - Guglielmo - Aglietti - Friday

The University of Surrey's Guglielmo Aglietti said Friday that the steel-tipped harpoon scored a bull's-eye last Friday. The harpoon — no bigger than a writing pen — pierced...
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