SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the company Starship
The spacecraft named is in space with its moving door. debris he said he can collect. musk, Twitter, he wrote: “We can fly the Starship through space and collect debris thanks to the movable door on the hood. ”
According to the information in the user manual of SpaceX’s rocket system door in spacecraft can open upon reaching a certain orbit, launch the spacecraft, and close before the Starship returns to Earth. Musk explained this by replying to a Twitter user who asked him if SpaceX had any ideas for collecting waste in space.
(mtag101705) There was a similar statement before:
SpaceX manager Gwynne Shotwell, previously said that Starship can store the waste left in Earth orbit in the cargo section until it returns to Earth. “It won’t be easy, but I believe Starship has the opportunity to do that,” Shotwell said in an online interview with Time magazine in October.
Increasingly, space-flying debris, including dead satellites and detached rocket parts, poses a risk of collisions in Earth orbit. Aviation experts, in March, 1,657 Starlink
He stated that SpaceX effectively captured the lower orbit of the Earth with its satellite . This number will increase even more; for SpaceX, 2027 in the middle of the year 42,000 plans to create a mega constellation with the satellite.