NSTC Interagency Panel to Update National Orbital Debris R&D Plan Written 10 November 2021

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Space News reports that the US government’s orbital debris R&D plan is to be updated by “an interagency group within the National Science and Technology Council that deals with national security and space issues.” However, former SpaceX Vice President of Government Affairs Patricia Cooper said at 2021 ASCEND that “there are internal disagreements in the US government about how to deal with orbital debris,” adding that “cooperation [is also needed] from other nations that launch satellites into space.”
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