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Briefs: Downing orbital debris with dust; SHEFEX II success

1 Jul 2012, 23:24 UTC
Briefs: Downing orbital debris with dust; SHEFEX II success
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Using a cloud of dust to deorbit a derelict piece of hardware in low earth orbit: Sweeping Away Space Debris With Dust - Space Safety Magazine
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The German SHEFEX II sharp-edged spacecraft, intended to test structures for future spaceplanes, survives re-entry after a suborbital launch to an altitude of 180 km: DLR Launches SHEFEX II Experimental Re-entry Vehicle - DLR/Parabolic Arc

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