Space debris: a challenge to our way of life on earth

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- As space has become more ‘crowded’, space debris has emerged as one of the greatest challenges for the long-term sustainability of space activities.
- We recently witnessed the uncontrolled re-entry into the earth’s atmosphere of large pieces of debris from a rocket that landed in the ocean off the coast of the Maldives.
- A coordinated response at the international level is required, as the future of humanity is inextricably tied to our ability to ensure a viable long-term future for space activities.
Original languageEnglish
JournalLaw Society Journal
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 1 Aug 2021


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