The Disposal of Spacecraft and Launch Vehicle Stages in Low Earth Orbit
- Johnson, Nicholas L.
- May 16, 2007.
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- 1 electronic document
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- This viewgraph presentation reviews the rationale for disposal of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satelites and other spacecraft after the operational lifetime for the space craft and launch vehicle stages. It also reviews the National and International Space Debris Mitigation Guidelines, LEO Spacecraft Disposals, and the LEO Launch Vehicle Stage Disposals. Several examples of space craft disposals or passivation are given.
- NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) Collection.
- Document ID: 20070017914.
2nd International Association Advancment of Space Safety Conference; 14-16 May 2007; Chicago, IL; United States.
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