Satellites made of wood would help reduce space junk around the Earth. Photo: Shutterstock
Satellites made of wood would help reduce space junk around the Earth. Photo: Shutterstock
Space

Japanese company aims to put wooden satellite in orbit – and it’s working on a wooden skyscraper, too

  • Sumitomo Forestry has teamed up with Kyoto University for the space project, with hopes to launch it in 2023
  • The firm is also planning a US$5.8 billion Tokyo skyscraper built primarily of wood, to be completed by 2041

Topic |   Space
Satellites made of wood would help reduce space junk around the Earth. Photo: Shutterstock
Satellites made of wood would help reduce space junk around the Earth. Photo: Shutterstock
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