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Sep 11, 2017
The Brane Craft by Aerospace Corporation can wrap around space debris and drag it through the atmosphereAfter each Brane envelops a piece of space junk, it will navigate back to towards Earth, causing the junk to burn up in the atmosphere.
Feb 27, 2017
Former Isro chief says there is a problem with the record breaking PSLV-C37 launch of 104 satellitesBuried in the flood of congratulatory messages that the Isro received after its recent space feat is one discordant note raising some concern.
Feb 16, 2017
Isro rockets can launch 300-400 satellites in one go, says G Madhavan Nair, former Isro ChairmanNoted space scientist G Madhavan Nair on Wednesday said ISRO's feat of launch of 104 satellites in one go was achieved by proven technology, and the rocket has the capability to launch even 400 nano-spacecraft.
Feb 07, 2017
Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle Kounotori 6 fails to deploy magnetic tether to clear junk in earth orbitAn experimental Japanese probe, Kounotori 6, has failed in its mission to clear space junk from the Earths orbit, media reported.
May 14, 2016
ISS window cracks after being hit with ‘tiny space debris’The International Space Station has suffered a problem most motorists can relate to -- a tiny crack in one of its windows -- although instead of a pebble from the road, this was caused by "space debris" the size of a paint fleck.
Mar 27, 2012
Forty-year-old Soviet satellite to fall into Indian OceanThe spacecraft is expected to begin falling at 3:13 a.m. Moscow time on 27 March
Sep 26, 2011
Update: UARS enters Earth, NASA denies any damages to surroundingsNASA's decommissioned, veteran satellite, the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS), which was believed to make a fall, this month, has arrived.
Apr 06, 2011
Expedition 27 Scrapes Through Debris CollisionExpedition 27 scrapes through a debris collision, sparks off the 'space debris' worries