March Safety Message: The Legacy of Orbital Debris
April 15, 2014
The Space Age has opened the frontier of space to humanity, but it has also left a troubling legacy of orbital
debris. The problem has reached the point where the general public is now keenly aware of the issue. In all areas of
space, NASA has always led the way, and it is no different for the field of orbital debris. What is NASA doing about
the situation? How is NASA taking the lead in being part of the solution?