May 14, 2014

SPACE: Air Force to award ‘Space Fence’ contract to track orbital debris. “With a contract expected to be awarded in the next few weeks, the program is designed to be mankind’s best effort yet at tracking space pollution. But the new Space Fence still doesn’t provide what many think is the ultimate solution: cleaning up space.”

For cleanup, we need better law. And here’s a longer piece (PDF) that Rob Merges and I wrote for the Environmental Law Reporter.