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U.S. Government Efforts to Deal With Orbiting Space Junk by Michael Erbschloe - HTML preview

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Table of Contents

Section

Page
Number

About the Editor

3

Introduction

4

Catalog of Earth Satellite Orbits

10

NASA Orbital Debris Program Office

25

Space Policy Directive-3, National Space Traffic Management Policy

37

U.S. Government Orbital Debris Mitigation Standard Practices

51

State of the Art of Small Spacecraft Technology
Passive Deorbit Systems

54

Appendix A: Frequently Asked Questions

57

Appendix B: Quarterly News

61

Appendix C: Acronyms

77

Appendix D: Eyes on the Skies NRL Researchers Tackle the Ever-growing Problem of Orbital Debris U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

78