1 October 2008
Jules Verne Burns Up!
Posted by Ryan Anderson
No, not the pioneering french sci-fi author. The robotic European “space freighter” that autonomously docked with the ISS a while back. It had outlived its use on the ISS, so it was filled with waste, detached and sent into a controlled re-entry. At 20 metric tons, it made for quite the fireworks show:
will this be new answer to our waste problem?