January 23, 2013

DARPA's Plan to Harvest Parts from Satellites

John Timmer, Ars Technica


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On Tuesday, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced the next stage in an ambitious project called Phoenix, which it hopes will bring about the first demonstration of robotic, in-orbit satellite servicing in 2015.

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TAGGED: Space Junk, Satellites, DARPA

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