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Japan to Test Space Junk Cleanup Tether Soon: Report
Science & Tech  (tags: space, Japan, space junk, tethers, cleanup )

Freya
- 245 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Japanese scientists are getting ready to launch a test of a space junk-cleaning tether, according to press reports.
Hyperactive Sun Helping to Clear Out Space Junk
Science & Tech  (tags: Hyperactive, Sun, Helping to Clear Out, Space Junk )

Agnes
- 965 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The recent uptick in solar flares and other activity on the sun could one day cripple satellites or knock out power grids on Earth. But in the meantime, the solar maelstrom has been helping to clear out space junk, NASA scientists report.
More Space Junk Falling This Weekend
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, environment, nasa, news, science, space, safety, space junk, sky, Russia, Mars, probe, crash, earth, Phobos-Grunt, spacecraft, re-entry )

Janet
- 981 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Brace yourselves for another 13.5 tons of space junk falling to earth between Saturday and Monday. Thinking Chicken Little was right after all... take cover, the sky really IS falling!
Space Shuttle Discovery Dodges 'Mysterious' Orbiting Junk on Journey Back to Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: space, shuttle, Discovery, space junk, astronauts, space station )

Rosemary
- 1835 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Space shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven sidestepped a small piece of space junk Thursday then aimed for an evening touchdown that was in jeopardy because of the weather. Continued...
   

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