Amanda Solloway – 2020 Comments on Claw to Clear Up Space Junk

The comments made by Amanda Solloway, the Science Minister, on 17 November 2020.

There are millions of hazardous pieces of space junk orbiting the Earth – if a single one collides with a satellite it could interfere with vital everyday services that we all rely on like broadband or GPS.

The first ever interstellar clean-up mission, driven by ground-breaking British scientists and researchers, is just another example of how the UK’s space sector is out of this world.