UK rocket firm plans space tug to clean up orbiting junk

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Skyrora, the Edinburgh rocket company, has completed a successful test firing of  the upper stage of its rocket Skyrora XL. The rocket is intended to be a ‘space tug’ that could tow satellites into different orbits, replace old satellites and clean up space junk.  Skyrora’s plan is to launch a rocket in 2022/3 which will …

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