Lasers learn to accurately spot space junk

Lasers learn to accurately spot space junk

Scientists have developed space junk identification systems, but it has proven tricky to pinpoint the swift, small specks of space litter. A unique set of algorithms for laser ranging telescopes has significantly improving the success rate of space debris det…

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 24, 2019 - Chinese researchers have improved the accuracy in detecting space junk in earth's orbit, providing a more effective way to plot safe routes for spacecraft maneuvers. "The possibility of successfully navigating an asteroi… [+3145 chars]

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