Workshop in Israel Discusses Relationship Between Small Satellites and Space Sustainability

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

SWF Project Manager Ian Christensen spoke at a workshop on “Space Sustainability and Small Satellites during the 12th Annual Ilan Ramon Conference in Herzliya, Israel. The workshop featured interactive group discussion of several topics related to the increasing use of small satellites, including: space situational awareness; space traffic management, regulatory and policy frameworks; and both the opportunities and challenges of large constellations. The Ilan Ramon Conference is organized on an annual basis by the Israel Space Agency and the Fisher Brothers Institute for Air and Space Strategic Studies as a memorial to Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, who was a crewmember on the STS-107 Columbia accident. Mr. Christiansen's presentation on Space Sustainability and Small Satellites is available here, and his report for SpaceWatch Middle East is available here

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