Space Junk Hits ClearSpace’s Debris-Removal Target

ClearSpace is examining the impact of space junk on a payload adapter ring that is the target of its first
debris-removal mission.

Credit: ClearSpace
ClearSpace, a startup focused on in-orbit servicing and space-debris removal, says a leftover payload adapter floating in Earth’s orbit, that it planned to remove from space, has been hit by another fast-moving, small piece of junk. The Swiss company’s first mission, commissioned by the European...

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