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Swiss Space Systems
S3 is partnering with EPFL for launching a space junk retrieval sat. Air launch on an A300, lifting body first stage, rocket second stage, then sat with deorbit capability.
systems  technology  launch  retrieval  space  garbage  research  Switzerland  junk  S3  swiss  debris  removal  air  TSTO  Delicious 
september 2013 by asteroza
asteroid_final_report.pdf (application/pdf Object)
Looks an awful lot like the Planetary Resources concept for asteroid retrieval. And the B612/Arkyd guys were involved...
technology  infrastructure  space  capture  bag  research  study  plan  retrieval  asteroid  CalTech  NASA  Delicious 
december 2012 by asteroza

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