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Best Mitigation Paths To Effectively Reduce Earth's Orbital DebrisThis slide presentation reviews some ways to reduce the problem posed by debris in orbit around the Earth. It reviews the orbital debris environment, the near-term needs to minimize the Kessler syndrome, also known as collisional cascading, a survey of active orbital debris mitigation strategies, the best paths to actively remove orbital debris, and technologies that are required for active debris mitigation.
Document ID
20100002197
Document Type
Presentation
Authors
Wiegman, Bruce M.
(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Huntsville, AL, United States)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
December 10, 2009
Subject Category
Space Transportation And Safety
Report/Patent Number
M10-0151
Meeting Information
International Conference on Orbital Debris Removal(Chantilly, VA)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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