Chapter 10. Meteoroid and Debris Protection
Heiner Klinkrad, Ph.D.
Head, Space Debris Office, European Space Operations Center, European Space Agency, Darmstadt, Germany
10.1 Risk Control Measures
By Heiner Klinkrad, Ph.D.
10.2 Emergency Repair Considerations for Spacecraft Pressure Wall Damage
By Kornel Nagy, Ph.D., and Russell Graves
10.1. Risk Control Measures
Space systems exposed to human made space debris and the natural meteoroid environment can avoid an impact induced mission termination in two ways: by maneuvering to avoid conjunctions of high risk with cataloged, tracked objects or by deploying shields to mitigate the effect of impacts from unobservable objects.
Orbit Prediction Accuracy
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