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Startup Says Its Super Powerful Laser Can Blast Space Junk From the Earth’s Surface – Futurism

This might be the simplest way to get rid of space junk.

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It’s like playing a high-stakes game of Missile Command.
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The Australian startup EOS Space Systems says it has finally finished building a powerful laser capable of blasting dangerous space junk out of orbit all the way from the surface of the Earth.
After seven years of development, the company says it can accurately track and snipe debris orbiting the planet from Australias Mt. Stromio Observatory, 9News reports. Thats an impressive feat, given the junk can travel at speeds up to 17,500…

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