Conceptual art of laser on starry sky

Lasers are a relatively inexpensive option for cleaning space.

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Even NASA can’t resist the flashy appeal of lasers. Once science fiction and now an emerging weapon of war, lasers could also provide a cost-effective way to deal with space junk, according to a new agency analysis. The idea of ​​combating space junk with lasers has dazzled scientists since…

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