Two weeks ago, the derelict NOAA-17 satellite broke up. At the same time, NASA jettisoned a 3-ton cargo pallet of junk from the International Space Station, part of the program’s typical waste process, which will remain in orbit for several years while NOAA’s satellite will be there for much longer. The problem with space debris.
A Ukrainian company is building a fleet of recyclable spacecraft for the maintenance and removal of satellites in orbit. The market for Active Debris Removal (ADR for short) in space is becoming more important with each passing year as the number of missions continues to increase significantly. According to Northern Sky Research (NSR), a satellite.