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Perpetual

  • NASA Orbital Debris Program Office Link
  • Orbital Debris Quarterly News Link
  • Space Daily Link
  • Space Debris Link
  • Space Safety Magazine Link

2015

  • An Ontological Architecture for Orbital Debris Data Link

2014

  • CRS Report on On Orbital Debris Threats to U.S. National Security Interests in Space Link
  • Orbital Debris Mitigation (NASA Presentation) Link
  • Threats to U.S. National Security Interests in Space: Orbital Debris Mitigation and Removal Link

2013

  • CNES Activities Related to Space Debris Link
  • The Space Debris Story of 2013: Orbital Debris and Humanity's Future in Space Link

2011

  • Inter-Agency Space Debris Coooridination Committee (IADC) Assessment Report for 2011 Link
  • NRC Press Release on Need for Orbital Debris Strategic Plan Link
  • NRC – Committee for the Assessment of NASA’s Orbital Debris Programs Link

2010

  • A Guide to Orbital Space Debris Link
  • Orbital Debris Research at NASA Link

1997

  • NRC: Protecting the Space Station from Meteoroids and Orbital Debris Link

1995

  • NRC – Orbital Debris Technical Assessment Link

1987

  • Orbital Debris from Upper Stage Breakup (Book) Link

Perpetual

  • CelesTrak source for orbital data Link
  • Proceedings from the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conferences (2006 - present) Link
  • US Government source for orbital data and pending reentries Link

2014

  • Achievable debris orbit prediction accuracy using laser ranging data from a single station Link
  • An adaptive threshold method for improving astrometry of space debris CCD images Link
  • Analysis of the optical scattering characteristics of different types of space targets Link
  • Close Approach Analysis in the Geosynchronous Region Using Optical Measurements Link
  • Improving the Precision of Astrometry for Space Debris Link
  • Short-arc tracklet association for geostationary objects Link
  • Space Debris Measurement Using Joint Mid-Latitude and Equatorial Optical Observations Link
  • Tracking the Trajectory of Space Debris in Close Proximity via a Vision-Based Method Link

2013

  • Applied Astronomy: Optical Studies of Orbital Debris at Geosynchronous Orbit Link

2010

  • Optimizing orbital debris monitoring with optical telescopes Link

2005

  • DMSP R/B Collision with CZ-4 Debris, 2005 January 17 Link

Perpetual

  • NASA Orbital Debris Engineering Model, ORDEM 3.0 Link
  • The Semi-analytic Tool for End of Life Analysis (STELA) Link

2014

  • Case Study: a.i. solutions helps NASA prepare for increasing orbital debris problem Link
  • Collision Probability with Gaussian Mixture Orbit Uncertainty Link
  • Local debris congestion in the geosyncrhonous environment with population augmentation Link
  • MCMC-Particle-based group tracking of space objects within Bayesian framework Link
  • NASA Orbital Debris Engineering Model ORDEM 3.0 - User's Guide Link
  • On the effects of solar storms to the decaying orbital space debris Link
  • Prediction of the space debris spatial distribution on the basis of the evolution equations Link
  • Review of past on-orbit collisions among cataloged objects and examination of the catastrophic fragmentation concept Link
  • Satellite vulnerability to space debris – an improved 3D risk assessment methodology Link
  • Ten Top Things to Know About Small Satellites and Space Debris Link
  • The Preliminary Method Analysis of Improving Collision Assessment Confidence Level between Space Debris Link

2013

  • Local orbital debris flux study in the geostationary ring Link

2014

  • A fast numerical approach for Whipple shield ballistic limit analysis Link
  • An approach for constituting double/multi wall BLE by single wall BLE of spacecraft shield Link
  • Hypervelocity Impact Phenomenon in Bulk Metallic Glasses and Composites Link
  • New Concepts of Deployable De-Orbit and Re-Entry Systems for CubeSat Miniaturized Satellites Link
  • Numerical Simulation of Impact Damage Induced by Orbital Debris on Shielded Wall of Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel Link
  • Processing optimized for symmetry in the problem of evasive maneuvers Link
  • Responsibility, Liability, and Orbital Debris Mitigation Issues Link

2012

  • Spacecraft Robustness to Orbital Debris Link

2014

  • A laser-optical system to re-enter or lower low Earth orbit space debris Link
  • A reorbiter for large GEO debris objects using ion beam irradiation Link
  • A review of space robotics technologies for on-orbit servicing Link
  • Active removal of orbital debris by induced hypervelocity impact of injected dust grains Link
  • Active space debris charging for contactless electrostatic disposal maneuvers Link
  • An adaptive strategy for active debris removal Link
  • Analysis of tape tether survival in LEO against orbital debris Link
  • Dynamics Analysis and GNC Design of Flexible Systems for Space Debris Active Removal Link
  • Input shaped large thrust maneuver with a tethered debris object Link
  • LEOPARD: Low Earth Orbit Project for the Acquisition and Rcovery of Debris Link
  • Optimal scheduling of GEO debris removing based on hybrid optimal control theory Link
  • Robotic Simulation Experiments Demonstrating Docking Proximity Operations and Contact Dynamics Link
  • Space debris selection and optimal guidance for removal in the SSO with low-thrust propulsion Link
  • The classical Laplace plane as a stable disposal orbit for geostationary satellites Link
  • The effect of self-focusing on laser space-debris cleaning Link
  • The many futures of active debris removal Link

2013

  • Assessing the Potential of a Laser-Ablation-Propelled Tug to Remove Large Space Debris Link
  • Removing Orbital Debris with Less Risk Link

2012

  • Removing Orbital Debris with Pulsed Lasers Link

2011

  • Removing Orbital Debris with Lasers Link

2010

  • Engineering Issues for All Major Modes of In Situ Space Debris Capture Link

2009

  • Assessment of Space Debris Reduction Methods Link
  • Survey of Space Debris Reduction Methods Link

2002

  • The Road To OOS: Enabling Architecture Link

2000

  • Using Lasers in Space: Laser Orbital Debris Removal and Asteroid Deflection Link

1977

  • Control and Stability Problems of Remote Orbital Capture Link
  • Use of the Water Sprays in Space Rescue and Retrieval Operations Link

1976

  • Optimal Space Station Detumbling by Internal Mass Motion Link

1975

  • Control and Stability Problems of Remote Orbital Capture Link

1974

  • Automatic Spacecraft Detumbling by Internal Mass Motion Link
  • Optimal Detumbling of a Large Manned Spacecraft Using an Internal Moving Mass Link
  • Techniques for Detumbling a Disabled Space Base Link

1973

  • The Problem of Docking with Passive Orbiting Object which Possesses Angular Momentum Link

1972

  • Despinning and Detumbling Satellites in Rescue Operations Link

1971

  • Dynamics and Control of Orbital Retrieval Operations Using the Space Shuttle Link

Perpetual

  • Astropolitics: The International Journal of Space Politics & Policy Link
  • Space Policy (Wikipedia) Link
  • Space Policy Journal Link
  • Space Policy Online Link
  • Studies in Space Policy (European Space Policy Institute) Link
  • The Heritage Foundation: Space Policy Link
  • United Nations Treaties and Principles On Outer Space Link

2014

  • An Economic Analysis of Earth Orbit Pollution Link
  • An Inference about Interference: A Surprising Application of Existing International Law to Inhibit Anti-Satellite Weapons Link
  • Cascading Crises: Orbital Debris and the Widening of Space Security Link
  • Competition and Collaboration in Space between the U.S., China, and Australia Link
  • Compliance of disposal orbits with the French Space Operations Act: The Good Practices and the STELA tool Link
  • Conference on EU Space Policy Link
  • Crowded Orbits: Conflict and Cooperation in Space Link
  • Draft Treaty on the Prevention ofthe Placement of Weapons in Outer Space Link
  • Investigation of National Policy Shifts to Impact Orbital Debris Environments Link
  • Legality of Anti-Satellites Under the Space Law Regime Link
  • Reducing the Proliferation of Orbital Debris: Alternatives to a Legally Binding Instrument Link
  • Responsibility, Liability, and Orbital Debris Mitigation Issues Link
  • Small Satellites and Their Regulation Link
  • Space policy: A clearer final frontier (Nature) Link
  • The EU draft Code of Conduct for outer space activities: An appraisal Link
  • U.S. Government Orbital Debris Mitigation Standard Practices Link

2013

  • Earth Orbit Debris: An Economic Model Link

2012

  • Developments in Space Policies, Programmes and Technologies Throughout the World and in Europe Link
  • Legal issues surrounding space debris remediation Link
  • Orbital Debris: Out of Space Link

2010

  • Confronting Space Debris Link
  • U.S. National Space Policy Link
  • UN Space Debris Mitigation Guidelines Link

2009

  • NASA Procedural Requirements for Limiting Orbital Debris Link

2008

  • Reconsidering the Rules for Space Security Link

1995

  • NASA Guidelines and Assessment Procedures for Limiting Orbital Debris Link

1991

  • Legal Implementation of Orbital Debris Mitigation Measures: A Survey of Options and Approaches Link