A run of space debris takes place in the orbit of the blue planet. A new satellite has recently arrived to help people find a more efficient way to escape from an abandoned orbit.
South Korean, Japanese joint mission launches Russian missile from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Over the past ten years, international cooperation between the state and the public sector has led to unprecedented tourism between the Earth and its orbit, which is having a negative impact on the form of space debris around the planet.
The Japanese company AstrosKay took the opportunity to dispose of this waste. Its ELSA-d satellite will begin testing a new approach that could help solve the problem in the future.
The ELSA-d uses a magnetic arm that moves freely in six directions; You can turn it up and down, left, right and backward, ”explained Chris Walker of Astroscale.
As a result, the satellite is active in collecting and removing space debris. It is really necessary to clean the debris in the orbit.
Progress also has disadvantages
The development of technologies available to the public means more and more space waste. Thanks to in-orbit technology, humanity enjoys many benefits – satellite communications, detailed navigation, weather forecasts, satellite television and much more.
More than 28,000 debris weighing 9,200 tons appear to be in Earth’s orbit. These should be removed as soon as possible.
The director of the space institute at the University of Auckland thinks more waste makes sense, but at the same time worries. “There are more opportunities to start today, so the problem is getting worse,” he said.
According to many experts, the problem will only get worse in the coming years. It is planned to launch at least 10,000 satellites in the next ten years. Therefore, it is important to think and implement waste cleaning. Because it must be above it, as we do on earth.