American Journal of Aerospace Engineering

Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2021

  • Space Debris: A Basis for Actively Removing Objects Under an International Legal Order

    Scott Michael Steele

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2021
    Pages: 45-60
    Received: Mar. 24, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 14, 2022
    Published: Apr. 22, 2022
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    Abstract: With over 500,000 objects in orbit, space pollution has now become a scientific, legal, and ethical issue and raises concerns on what the international community can do through existing ‘hard law’ and the development of ‘soft law’ to help tackle the problem. The purpose of this paper is to examine whether the application of the evolutionary princip... Show More