World’s first wooden satellite built by Japan researchers

The creators expect the wooden material will burn up completely when the device re-enters the atmosphere — potentially providing a way to avoid the generation of metal particles when a retired satellite returns to Earth

The world’s first wooden satellite has been built by Japanese researchers who said their tiny cuboid craft will be blasted…

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EURACTIV, 2024-05-29.


European Space Agency (ESA)
JAXA - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Kyoto University
Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.


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