ESA BR-309 ESA and Space Debris

BR-309 cover
25 April 2013

The continuing growth in space debris poses an increasing threat to operating spacecraft, making safe operations in some orbital regions no longer possible in the long-term. To limit this growth, active debris removal will be necessary. Activities of ESA's Space Debris Office include observing and modelling the space debris environment, and recommending mitigation measures accordingly. Read online

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