To tackle problem of space junk, ‘cyber-farmer’ proposes building future satellites out of MUSHROOMS

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A so-called ‘cyber-farmer’ who has worked with NASA is proposing the development of a new type of satellite built out of mycelium fibers to tackle the growing problem posed by space debris.

According to the ESA’s Space Debris Office (SDO) there are over 6,900 artificial satellites in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), and the area is becoming more crowded all the time thanks to the burgeoning private aerospace industry.

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