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Space chiefs to send £100m ‘tow truck’ to clear Earth’s orbit of failed satellites

SPACE chiefs have commissioned a £100million project to clean up debris of failed satellites in Earth’s orbit. An unmanned “tow truck” will first target part of a European Space Agency rocket left floating 435 miles up since 2013. Once in space, the craft will grab debris with its robotic arms before returning to Earth. Both [ ]


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