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Accession Number N14-0000478
Title Orbital Debris Problem and the Challenges for Environment Remediation.
Publication Date Jul 2013
Media Count 40p
Personal Author J. C. Liou
Abstract Orbital debris scientists from major international space agencies, including JAXA and NASA, have worked together to predict the trend of the future environment. A summary presentation was given to the United Nations in February 2013. The orbital debris population in LEO will continue to increase. Catastrophic collisions will continue to occur every 5 to 9 years center dot To limit the growth of the future debris population and to better protect future spacecraft, active debris removal, should be considered.
Keywords Collisions
Earth orbital environments
Low earth orbits
Risk
Space debris
Space flight
Spacecraft breakup
Threat evaluation

 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 84B - Extraterrestial Exploration
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
Document Type Conference proceedings
Title Note Final Report.
NTIS Issue Number 1416
Contract Number N/A

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