Accession Number : ADA338947

Title :   Orbital Debris Mitigation Techniques: Technical, Legal, and Economic Aspects

Corporate Author : AMERICAN INST OF AERONAUTICS AND ASTRONAUTICS NEW YORK

PDF Url : ADA338947

Report Date : 01 JAN 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 61

Abstract : This special report is the result of a two year effort by a large working group that conducted surveys of the industry and its customers, as well as financial supporters, to assess the current technical, legal, and economic aspects of orbital debris mitigation. Specific attention is given to currently available technology and regulatory options, which are not used in either the US or other spacefaring nations.

Descriptors :   *EARTH ORBITS, *COLLISION AVOIDANCE, *SPACE OBJECTS, WASTE MANAGEMENT, SPACE FLIGHT, SPACECRAFT TRAJECTORIES, SPACE MISSIONS, SPACECRAFT DEBRIS, SPACE NAVIGATION, UNMANNED SPACECRAFT.

Subject Categories : Astronautics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE