Can space robots help reduce space debris?
Robotic maintenance and repair could extend the lives of hundreds of satellites orbiting Earth. Check out this interview with the Huffington Post on the topic of robotic orbital tow trucks and why it is so critical!
Satellite servicing programs are incredibly important in a long-term solution to space debris. Satellite servicing has to become a normal aspect of our space infrastructure once we overcome near-term challenges like regulations and policy, in addition to the technology required.
You can also check out my TEDxToronto talk on the subject: Space: Our Invisible Landfill