The tiny Astroscale satellite will test the technology of cleaning space debris with magnets

Astroscale has just launched its first commercial space junk a cleaning mission designed to locate and locate used satellites and other debris orbiting the Earth.

The service of terminating the life of the Japanese company with an astronomical demonstration (ELSA-d) was canceled from the Russian Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on March 22. It was among the 38 payloads that the Soyuz rocket took into space from the first all-commercial mission of rideshare for the Russian company GK Launch Services.

Source