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Space debris: How satellites could retire in the future

NASA's image shows the population of satellites orbiting around the Earth

What happens with satellites when they finish their mission? Staying in orbit may pose a threat to other spacecraft, so now scientists are testing safe ways to deorbit ageing satellites.

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Wed, 08/01/2014 - 15:02
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Space Sustainability: Practical Guide published by SWF

"Space Sustainability: A practical guide"

Secure World Foundation (SWF), an NGO that envisions the secure, sustainable and peaceful uses of outer space contributing to global stability on Earth, recently published an updated version of a p

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Tue, 19/02/2013 - 14:52
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