NSS Orbital Debris Policy Program:
- Orbital Debris Policy Program Summary (September 2022)
- Orbital Debris 101: An NSS Guide to the Orbital Debris Issue and Its Management
NSS Position Papers on Orbital Debris:
- NSS Response to Request for Comment: Comment on Orbital Debris Research and Development Plan December 2021 [PDF]
- NSS Position Paper: An SPD-3 and NAPA Informed Model for a Safe and Sustainable Space Economy: Six Recommendations September 2020 [PDF]
- NSS Position Paper: Space Debris Removal, Salvage, and Use: Maritime Lessons October 2019 [PDF]
- NSS Position Paper: Orbital Debris: Overcoming Challenges May 2016 [PDF]
NSS Position Statements on Orbital Debris:
- NSS Statement on the Orbital Sustainability Act of 2022 (ORBITS Act) September 2022
- Joint Letter from NSS, AIAA, and SWF on Expanded Role of the Office of Space Commerce (OSC) in Space Sustainability [PDF] and similar press release September 2022
- NSS Position Statement: The National Orbital Debris Implementation Plan September 2022
- NSS Position Statement: NSS Statement on Russia ASAT Test December 2021
For collaboration, comments, or inquiries, please contact the Orbital Debris Policy Program Manager Adam Brodkin at [email protected].
Orbital Debris Blog Posts:
The National Space Society (NSS) strongly supports the decision by the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) to recommend, in line with the 2018 Space Policy Directive-3 (SPD-3), that the Department of Commerce be responsible for publicly releasing...
In noting the parallels between debris or pollution in the seas of the world and debris in orbit, but also the lack of mechanisms in space for dealing with it, the NSS Policy Committee produced its latest policy paper, titled “Space Debris Removal, Salvage, and Use:...
Enterprise In Space (EIS), a non-profit program of the National Space Society (NSS), and the Kepler Space Institute have partnered with Global Aerospace Corporation (GAC) to launch the "Orbital Debris Mitigation" competition. In order to drive innovation forward in...
Category: Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Ted Spitzmiller Title: Sky Alert!: When Satellites Fail Author: Les Johnson NSS Amazon link for this book Format: Paperback Pages: 200 Publisher: Springer/Praxis Date: February, 2013 Retail Price: $29.95 ISBN: 978-1461418290 Even...