Giant 'space claw' to begin cleaning cosmic debris in 2025

The rush to clean up outer space has begun.

Photo: ClearSpace
  • The European Space Agency finalized a contract to begin removing space debris in 2025.
  • ClearSpace was awarded a $105 million contract to use its space claw to extract space junk.
  • There are currently 129 million pieces of debris orbiting Earth.
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