We design, agile satellites able to find, capture and remove non-functioning or unresponsive satellites from their orbits in space.
Product/Service - ClearSpace-1
- In-Space Transportation
- Active Debris Removal (ADR)
- End of Life (EOL)
- First launch
- The European Space Agency signed a debris-removal contract with Swiss startup ClearSpace tasking the company with deorbiting a substantial piece of a Vega rocket left in orbit in 2013.
- The mission, dubbed ClearSpace-1, is slated to launch in 2025 to capture and deorbit a 100-kilogram Vespa payload adapter an Arianespace Vega left in orbit after deploying ESA’s Proba-V remote-sensing satellite. ClearSpace will lead a consortium of European companies in building a spacecraft equipped with four robotic arms to capture debris and drag it into Earth’s atmosphere.
- Selected the Airbus "Flexible LEO Platform" (FLP2) as base for the Core Avionics and for the Flight Software of the Chaser Spacecraft.
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