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Debris Removal: An Opportunity for Cooperative Research?Space debris mitigation practices will be insufficient to prevent the continued growth of the Earth satellite population. Removal of orbital debris can improve the reliability of present and future space systems. The challenges of developing an effective, affordable debris removal capability are considerable. The time is right for a new look at space remediation concepts. In concert with or following the current IAA study An international approach to the remediation of the near-Earth space environment will likely be required.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Johnson Space Center
Document Type
Conference Paper
Johnson, Nicholas L.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2007
Subject Category
Space Sciences (General)
Meeting Information
Meeting: Space Situational Awareness Conference
Location: London
Country: United Kingdom
Start Date: October 25, 2007
End Date: October 26, 2007
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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