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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
20070030088
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
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
Space Situational Awareness Conference(London)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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