posted on Mar, 28 2010 @ 08:59 AM
I think Dr Vaios Lappas the lead researcher on this project has come up with a pretty amazing idea, the idea seems, simple easy to make, and worth
I've read a lot about debris and it really is a massive threat, funny i geuss, the first lot of astronauts never realised that would it would happen
untill too late, and now it's gone and got to the point where going through space is meant to be more dangerous than crossing the motorway at peak
time blindfolded! haha.
"Using large deployable surfaces to increase the drag on these objects so they fall to Earth rapidly is one possible solution to the space litter
CubeSail, unveiled on Friday, is a 3kg (6.6lb), 10cm x 10cm x 30cm (4in x 4in x 12in) nanosatellite."
I honestly think this sounds genius, read an in depth review of the project on the bbc website with lots of great videos and sound clips