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  • if you're the sort to support traveling to the stars, though, there is a growing challenge in getting spacecraft into orbit and beyond were talking trash.

  • Momi Rocket into the Heaven.

  • 3 to 1 more junk and debris will leave behind, making it more dangerous for our spaceships than our satellites to move around the kidneys.

  • We can clean it up in the heart of Tokyo, just a few miles away from this park on a quiet street.

  • One company is trying to make space a little safer by making it a little cleaner.

  • Imagine space for a second.

  • It looks something like this, right?

  • Not quite.

  • According to space wizards like this guy.

  • Height him.

  • This is more like it.

  • A world surrounded by broken satellites, old rockets and spaceships, fragments and, well, just junk.

  • You wouldn't believe there are thousands and thousands and thousands of pieces of space decorated up that over 170 million pieces, according to some estimates.

  • Some a big others small, most of really small, small, one that is there like a paint flags.

  • But don't let size fool you in space.

  • The smallest thing could have a catastrophic impact.

  • Those flex move an average of 40,000 kilometers an hour, and when they hit, they hit with the force of a hand grenade.

  • Imagine that times 170 million.

  • No Co.

  • Yamazaki, Japan second female astronaut has seen the impact of this stuff firsthand.

  • If the space separates size its makers of one since Mutar less than a dime, it will go through the structure so it is at risk.

  • That means dime sized debris to destroy a spaceship.

  • But John isn't just a programme for astronauts.

  • Impacts everyone on Earth to intelligence gathering electric grids.

  • Just look at the GPS on your phone.

  • That's why Mickey wants to make space clean.

  • Step one map The mess Agencies like NASA track the big trash, but right now no one's really looking out for the small pieces.

  • Satellite one maps.

  • The small stuff satellite to nicknamed LCD will sweep up the big stuff like that in the hall.

  • Really just magnets.

  • Mickey's team will launch.

  • The satellite is close to the selected piece of junk as possible.

  • Special cameras and census was get even closer and magnets will do the rest.

  • Then it'll be alot programs to come back to Earth where it will burn up on reentry.

  • Big international agencies like the European Space Agency have also started developing ideas to clean up space.

  • But Astro Scale is the world's first private company, giving it a try because it believes we will become ever more dependent on space.

  • Someday you know, people will probably go to Mars or more father place.

  • And let's not forget space tourism.

  • But if you know you're gonna go to Father beyond the ours, we have to clear dad crowded area.

  • Too many might so risk.

if you're the sort to support traveling to the stars, though, there is a growing challenge in getting spacecraft into orbit and beyond were talking trash.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/06/29
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