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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

"Tow Trucks" In Space!

For those of you with a scientific bent, here's a story on Physorg.com
(some of my regular reading material...)

Seems that the Naval Research Laboratory is working on a robotic "tow truck" to retrieve broken down satellites for repair or salvage and also to clear orbits for safety by removing "derelict spacecraft or space debris" to a junkyard orbit. Read it here.

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