23 June 1995 Handbook to support NASA policy limiting orbital debris generation
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NASA has adopted a policy to limit the generation of orbital debris, as stated in NASA Management Instruction 1700.8. To implement this policy, NASA sponsered the development of a handbook to assist in performing debris assessments, and this project has lead to the developemnt of a NASA safety standard, which is undergoing final review. This paper is a review of the guidelines and rationale sections taken from the standard.
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Robert C. Reynolds, Joseph P. Loftus, Robert W Weinstock, Wayne R. Frazier, "Handbook to support NASA policy limiting orbital debris generation", Proc. SPIE 2483, Space Environmental, Legal, and Safety Issues, (23 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.212570; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.212570
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