space junk

Gecko-inspired adhesive-1

Gecko-inspired adhesive could be used to remove junk from outer space

Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a NASA research center in Pasadena, California, are currently developing a powerful adhesive which, unlike duct tape, leaves no residue, and retains its stickiness even after multiple uses. Inspired by the remarkable technique employed by geckos to cling to walls and surfaces, the researchers have devised an incredibly innovative…


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