Episode 55: Active Debris Removal
March 25, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
About Episode 55
Debris is an increasing problem that threatens our ability to safely operate in space. How are space debris issues being addressed? Technologies for active debris removal (ADR) exist, but the market has yet to be established. What’s holding up the development of what could be a game changer for space? Join Aerospace experts as they discuss this and more. Dr. Rebecca Reesman talks to Christopher May and Tyler Way about their current research into both the technology and policy/legal components.
Read both papers featured in this episode: Chris May's “Triggers and Effects of an Active Debris Removal Market” and Tyler Way's "Active Debris Removal: Policy and Legal Feasibility"
Senior Project Engineer, Space Enterprise
Dr. Rebecca Reesman is a project engineer for National Security Space Programs, Policy, and Oversight at The Aerospace Corporation, where she supports government customers in the national security community.