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"Detumbler" patented to to tackle in-orbit debris
Launched in the last days it will be tested in space early in 2024
Airbus’ patented "Detumbler" device designed to prevent satellites at the end of their lives from tumbling, was launched in the last days and will be tested in space on the mission in association with Exotrail and EnduroSat early in 2024.Developed in 2021 by the company, and supported by the French Space Agency CNES under their Tech4SpaceCare initiative, the "Detumbler" is a magnetic damping device t...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency