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15 September 1993 Addressing the orbital debris problem: Congress and the international policy challenge
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Although the dangers from orbital debris are becoming more widely known, and orbital debris experts generally agree on the need for concerted international attention to the issue. Members of Congress need to be better informed about orbital debris concerns and how the nation might best resolve them. This paper examines the role that the U.S. Congress could play in the U.S. approach to reducing orbital debris. It also discusses the challenge posed by crafting an international solution and how Congress could assist in that important task.
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Ray A. Williamson and Richard Obermann "Addressing the orbital debris problem: Congress and the international policy challenge", Proc. SPIE 1951, Space Debris Detection and Mitigation, (15 September 1993); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.156550
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