This document defines detailed space debris mitigation requirements and recommendations for the design and operation of unmanned spacecraft in Earth orbit.
This document defines detailed requirements that are applicable to:
a) avoiding the intentional release of space debris into Earth orbit during normal operations;
b) avoiding break-ups in Earth orbit;
c) disposal of a spacecraft after the end of mission;
d) estimating the mass of the remaining usable propellant;
e) developing and maintaining the space debris mitigation plan.
NOTE This document does not cover nuclear power sources on spacecraft.
Status: PublishedPublication date: 2022-07
Edition: 1Number of pages: 21
Technical Committee: ISO/TC 20/SC 14 Space systems and operations
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