Over 7 Lakh Pieces Of Junk Circle Earth. This Firm Wants To Clear Them
Saturday, February 16, 2019, 8:15 PM
As the satellite industry booms, a Japan-based venture is working to prevent space-debris collisions that could paralyze transportation, defense and telecommunications systems. Astroscale Holdings Inc. is preparing to rendezvous with, capture and dock a test satellite early next year to show how its technology can help clear orbiting junk, Miki Ito, 36, general manager of Astroscale's Japan unit, said in an interview.
3 Indians To Spend 7 Days In Space In Rs.10,000 Crore Gaganyaan Plan
Friday, December 28, 2018, 4:32 PM
Three Indian astronauts will be sent to space for up to seven days by 2022, as part of India's ambitious Gaganyaan project, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announced this evening. The Union cabinet has approved a budget of Rs. 10,000 crore for the programme. Gaganyaan will help India become the fourth nation to send humans to space.