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Pekkanen: Space debris cleanup as national security threat | The Conversation

December 14, 2018

In “Why space debris cleanup might be a national security threat” Jackson School Professor Saadia Pekkanen, a space law and policy expert, asserts dealing with space debris is as much a national security issue as it is a technical one.

Pekkanen’s article, originally published in The Conversation on November 13, 2018, received over 64,346 views and was reprinted in Houston Chronicle,, San Francisco Chronicle/SFGate, EconoTimes, Seattlepi, Indiatvnews, Headlines, Daily Mail (UK), IEN (Industrial Equipment News), Knowridge Science Report, Albany Times-Union, Idaho Press-Tribuen, Wtop/AP, The Raw Story, Universal Science, RealClearDefense, Connecticut Post,, Space Edge, Los Angeles Post, News Pronto (Australia), The Daily Beast.