SpaceX executive says the Starship rocket system could help clean up the 760,000 pieces of space junk in orbit

Published Nov 07 2020 at 12:57 PM GMT
  • SpaceX's Starship rocket system could help solve the problem of space junk, according to the company's president and chief operating officer.
  • "There's rocket bodies littering the space environment, and dead satellites," said Gwynne Shotwell in an online interview with Time Magazine.
  • SpaceX, which was founded by Elon Musk in 2002, believes its Starship rocket could help clear out space debris left in Earth's orbit, according to Shotwell.
  • The rocket is designed to hold as many as 100 pa.



  • Published Nov 7, 2020 12:57 PM GMT