Last week, the U.S. Administration declared a ban on anti-satellite missile tests (ASAT), citing concern over the danger of the resulting space debris. Previously, Russia’s ASAT test was universally condemned due to the large debris cloud produced, and before that, India’s 2019 testing raised similar concerns. The proliferation of new satellites to the rising dangers.
From the booming satellite launch market to higher frequency of human activities, the space domain has never been of more important to all space-faring nations. NSR forecasts over 24,000 satellites are expected to launch over the next decade, creating a never seen before problem for operators. This boost in activity has led to a new.