A recent essay in The Space Review discusses a plan to effectuate space debris remediation. While their space debris remediation scheme raises a lot of questions, the authors make a puzzling comment towards the end of their essay with reference to Article IX. Article IX of the OST, among other things, calls on nations to […]Read more "Space Debris Remediation and the Customary Usage of Article IX"
The LUCH (OLYMP) satellite, which is designated NORAD ID 40258, was launched by the Russian Federation on Sept. 28, 2014, aboard a Proton-M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft was built by ISS Reshetnev, a Russian satellite manufacturer. According to an October 9, 2015 article in Space News, NORAD 40258 has caused […]Read more "The Account of NORAD 40258 and U.S. Options Under Article IX"