Scientists are planning to blast space debris with laser

April 18, 2015 9:19 AM

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There are many techniques developed to solve this problem like the gas clouds, nets and sails which to some extent solve the problem by collecting the debris. The problem in these methods is that they can only capture larger pieces of debris and small pieces of debris escapes from its catch.

The system is having two main components: highly efficient fiber optic based laser, a super wide field of view telescope developed by the EUSO team at Japan’s Riken research institute.

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