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Post  Flap Zappa on Sat Feb 18, 2012 6:11 pm

http://news.sky.com/home/technology/article/16170920

sounds like a very good idea as it only takes a fleck of paint or even a screw to knock out a satellite or worse the ISS. the people who can hoover up space will make a fortune if of course they can get it all to work.

If they don't there might come a time when there is so much junk flying around in orbit that launching satellites becomes impossible

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Post  Hugh Jardon on Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:44 pm

Flap Meister wrote:http://news.sky.com/home/technology/article/16170920

sounds like a very good idea as it only takes a fleck of paint or even a screw to knock out a satellite or worse the ISS. the people who can hoover up space will make a fortune if of course they can get it all to work.

If they don't there might come a time when there is so much junk flying around in orbit that launching satellites becomes impossible

will it have a crevice tool (ooh matron!) by any chance?
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Post  Seren on Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:07 pm

Space hoovers.



Who will replace the bag or fix it when the belt breaks.



Virgin hoovers no doubt.!
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