Akexander Bolonkin. Provisional Patent: Method and Installation for Cleaning the Outer Space from Space Debris
Submitted on: Mar 22, 2014, 17:54:00
Natural Sciences / Physics / General Physics
Description: Currently (2011), about 19,000 pieces of space debris larger than 5 cm (2.0 in) are tracked (for example: old non-working satellites, last stages of rockets and so on). Any of them can catastrophic damage the working space apparatus, space stations and space ship. The field of invention is a method and installation (space apparatus) for cleaning the outer Space from Space debris, protection current and future space station, ships, space apparatus from space debris, meteroids and enemy attack. Offered devices also can be installed on new space apparatus for returning them into the planet atmosphere after lifetime or in dangerous situation. Author offers new method and installation for cleaning the outer space from space debris and individual protection the important space ship and stations from big space debris (SD). Advantages of the offered method and apparatus are following: 1. Less size and weight in 2 -3 times than conventional SD Collector. 2. More efficiency in 2 -10 times. 3. Save fuel in some times. 4. No limits in size for SD. 5. Can easy protect selected space ship and station (for example, International Space Station) from SD.
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