ClearSpace-1 spacecraft

Due to launch in 2025, ClearSpace-1 will remove an ESA-owned item of space debris.

ClearSpace-1 will be the first space mission to remove an item of debris from orbit, planned for launch in 2025. The mission is being procured as a service contract with a start-up-led commercial consortium, to help establish a new market for in-orbit servicing, as well as debris removal.

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