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Future impact of Space Debris on Global Industries

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Space debris prompts questions about how well we look after our environment, and what we can do to be better custodians in the future. Although advanced technical societies have come to increasingly rely on space based infrastructure, they have, so far, failed to meaningfully address the scale of accruing orbital debris. Only very recently has the awareness of space debris as a severe risk to both space and Earth infrastructures increased within the space community.