Making space sustainable will advance Biden’s agenda (op-ed)

Charity Weeden is vice president of global space policy at Astroscale U.S. She contributed this article to’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

Recently, three significant events have underscored the urgent threat to orbital environmental stability: Two large satellites spontaneously broke up, releasing new debris into orbits that are already highly congested, and a Chinese Long March rocket stage crashed back to Earth in an uncontrolled reentry.

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