This flight will be a test for this system.
Japanese national space Agency JAXA will conduct trials of a new device for the destruction of garbage accumulating in earth orbit.
Space complex, called Kounotori Integrated Tether Experiments (KITE), will be launched using heavy rocket on an unmanned space truck Kounotori-6 (AIST).
AIST will deliver to the ISS a variety of goods, and on the way back to launch into space strings with a length of 700 meters. This device consists of many components. Its basis is a long tether. With its help you will create an electromagnetic field which will slow down the debris and will bring it out of orbit, moving in the dense layers of the atmosphere where it will burn.
This flight will be a test for this system. If the device will show their best side, then JAXA will start to use such devices for cleaning orbits at altitudes of 800 to 1400 km, where the debris too much.
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