NASA Lays Out LEO Sustainability Vision

Published by on 04/18/2024 UTC

Space is an environment that is increasingly intersectional, bringing together issues from across the globe to generate an immense economic and technological powerhouse. It has also cemented itself as a key element in modern global infrastructure, touching every element of contemporary life. To address a rapidly changing space operating environment and ensure its preservation for generations to come, NASA released Volume I of its integrated Space Sustainability Strategy on Tuesday, April 9th at Space Symposium, advancing the agency’s role as a global leader on this crucial issue. This first element, with a focus on Low Earth Orbit activities, will act as a key governing document for US based industry and government operations close to home – a key step in ensuring sustainability best practices as more players enter the fold.

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