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Space debris is the collection of objects in Earth orbit which no longer serve a useful purpose and which were created as a result of human activity in space.
Space law is the body of national and international law concerning outer space and human activities in space.
Space Situational Awareness
Space situational awareness is the characterization of the space environment and its effects on activities in space. This includes tracking of objects in orbit around the Earth using sensors located on the Earth and in space and space weather warning and prediction.
Country and Region-specific Space Issues
Country and region-specific space issues include national and regional space activities, policies, and issues of concern.
Planetary Defense deals with the detection, tracking, warning, and prevention of impacts of Near Earth Objects (asteroids and comets) with the Earth.
Human Security and Space
Human security and space relates to the various ways that space capabilities can enhance human security, including natural disaster warning, mitigation, and recovery; border security; and management of natural resources.
Civil space involves the exploration of space, or scientific research in or related to space, for non-commercial and non-military purposes.
International Security and Space
International security and space includes political stability in space, conflict and use of force, weaponization of space, security treaties, verification, and norms of behavior in space.
National Security and Space
National security and space deals with military and national security activities in space, including augmenting and enhancing military capabilities, collecting intelligence, providing warning of potential threats, and means of protecting national space assets.
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Space Security Index
The Space Security Index is an authoritative, annual publication which documents yearly developments and their potential impact on space security.
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Last updated on September 19, 2013