IDA Forum on Orbital Debris Risks and Challenges

November, 2020
IDA document: D-18426
FFRDC: Systems and Analyses Center
Type: Research Summary/Research Insights
Division: System Evaluation Division
Authors:
Authors
Asha Balakrishnan, Stephen M. Ouellette, Daniel L. Pechkis, Joel E. Williamsen See more authors
This issue of IDA Research Summary describes the proceedings of the virtual forum “Orbital Debris Risks and Challenges” held during two half days in early October 2020. The goal of the forum was to highlight and share IDA’s expertise covering various important aspects of orbital debris, from orbital debris detection and satellite risk assessment to U.S. policy underpinning the licensing regime for satellites.