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Space Safety Regulations and Standards by Ram Jakhu, Joseph N. Pelton

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Chapter 21 The United Nations and its efforts to develop treaties, conventions, or guidelines to address key space issues including the de-weaponization of space and orbital debris1

Theresa Hitchens

Director, United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)

Chapter Outline

  • Introduction…………………………………267

  • Activities in the CD…………………………………268

  • Activities in COPUOS…………………………………270

  • Activities in the General Assembly…………………………………272

  • Conclusions…………………………………273

  • Notes and references…………………………………273

Introduction

Following what seems to have emerged as an annual pattern, 2009 once again has proven a dramatic year for outer space. On 10 February 2009, the first known collision of two intact satellites—a working US Iridium ...

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