Network attack inspires space junk clean-up

日期:2017-07-02 03:00:29 作者:端木馓笪 阅读:

By Paul Marks in Glasgow THINKING about space junk in an entirely new way may have provided the crucial insight needed to tackle the problem. Researchers at the University of Southampton in the UK claim that removing a few key pieces of space junk from orbit should dramatically reduce the amount of debris that is produced in future. The idea comes from thinking about space junk as an internet-like network. Space debris is a catch-all term for spent rocket stages and dead satellites, and the fragments they create as they collide,