Kessler Syndrome Current Affairs, GK & News

Kessler Syndrome

National Research Council is one of the private, nonprofit US national academies that provide expert advice on scientific problems. It has recently released a study that says that the amount of debris orbiting the Earth has reached “a tipping point” for collisions, which would in turn generate more of the debris that threatens astronauts and ..

RemoveDEBRIS: First satellite to demonstrate technology to clean up space junk deployed

The first satellite named RemoveDEBRIS was successfully deployed from International Space Station (ISS) and to demonstrate a range of innovative technologies to clean up space debris orbiting Earth. It was transported to ISS via SpaceX CRS-14 launch in early April 2018. The satellite was designed, built and manufactured by consortium of space companies and research ..

Month: 

Topics: 

Japan successfully launches space junk collector into orbit

Japan’s space agency (JAXA) successfully launched a Kounotori 6 (HTV-6) spacecraft that will deliver a large magnetic tether, a space junk collector technology into orbit. The spacecraft was launched on board of H-IIB rocket from Tanegashima Space Center.  It was also carrying essential supplies for International Space Station (ISS). Key Facts The space junk collector ..

Month: 

Topics: