Space Junk Around Earth

Space debris poses a threat to us on Earth, even causing damage to the International Space Station. 0

GovTech 2019 awarded by AMA

SpacEngineer was granted with € 30K to further develop Impact2Space prototype. This shield material will be used in satellites, aircrafts and other aerospace equipment. Impact2Space absorves impact from space debris thus helping to maintain satellite’s efficiency and ultimately safeguarding the maintenance of telecommunications on Earth. 0

SpaceEngineer wins the 2019 GovTech final

GovTech is a governmental initiative that aims to support innovative products and services, led by start-ups, under the umbrella of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Earlier this year, SpacEngineer was selected as one of the 6 best prototypes for the following voting process. Results finally came out, and the start-up was granted with a […]

Airbus BizLab selected SpaceEngineer to develop its first product

Airbus BizLab is a global aerospace accelerator that allows startups and Airbus intrapreneurs to speed up the transformation of innovative ideas into valuable businesses. SpaceEngineer is amongst the 72 start-ups enrolled in the six-month accelerator programme held at four different locations: Toulouse (France), Hamburg (Germany), Bangalore (India) and Madrid (Spain). It figures as a great […]

SpaceX Cargo Ship Will Carry First Test of Space Debris Cleanup

Which is better for snagging dead satellites, a harpoon or a net? We’ll soon find out. Finally, somebody’s doing something about Earth’s orbital trash problem. A European satellite designed to test different methods of “active debris removal” is scheduled to launch to the space station on a SpaceX Dragon cargo ship on April 2. It […]

Space junk is a huge problem—and it’s only getting bigger

Hundreds of thousands of man-made objects are zipping around our planet—from dead satellites to errant nuts and bolts, putting our working satellites at risk. In 2009, nearly 500 miles above Siberia, two satellites collided at some 22,300 mph, bursting into a cloud of thousands of pieces of debris. The culprits of this high-speed accident were the inactive […]

‘A terrible, terrible thing’: NASA said India’s satellite destruction created so much space junk it threatens the safety of the International Space Station

NASA called India’s destruction of a satellite in March a “terrible, terrible thing” and said the space debris created by the explosion should be considered a threat to the International Space Station and the astronauts on board. India intentionally destroyed one of its satellites with a missile on March 27, a move Prime Minister Narendra […]