clean space

How to make environmental friendly space missions?

A lot is done in the space industry to gather knowledge about our changing planet. Many programmes, such as Europe’s Sentinel series of Earth Observation satellites, are providing data to guide policy makers now and in the...

The fight against space debris

On February 28 we hosted a television crew in ESTEC for FOCUS, a Dutch public TV weekly science programme. The topic of their forthcoming episode is “the fight against space debris”, so naturally they wanted to learn...

A methodology for giving economic value to space debris

The first blog post of the series ‘Defining the sustainability of space activities’ has been written by Romain Esteve following its presentation at the 2017 Clean Space Industrial Days. Romain studied the assigning of economic value to...