News Space Junk Solution? Japan Would Use a Tether to Nab Debris & Destroy It By kannavida Posted on December 19, 2016 Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments READ MORE view source A new technology that would use a roughly half-mile-long tether to grab large pieces of space debris and dispose of them is being tested in space. Related Items: Share Tweet Share Share Email Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.