space debris

ESA now designs its satellites for removal

A safe and secure space environment is a requirement for all current and future space activities. Analyses performed by ESA and NASA indicate that the only means of sustaining the orbital environment at a safe level for...

Defining the sustainability of space activities

A round table on ‘Sustainability of Space’ during our Clean Space Industrial Days gathered together representatives from the space industry, universities and even the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UN COPUOS).