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Space Café Recap “Moriba’s Vox Populi 08” – Russian Anti-Satellite Test – What are the intended and unintended consequences?

In this session of Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 08” Dr. Moriba Jah talked about the Russian Anti-Satellite Test – What are the intended and unintended consequences? with

Moriba’s Vox Populi is a disruptor in the current growing ocean of webcasts! In the discussion they addressed:

  • Will or should there be any repercussions and if so, what are they?
  • What can be done to deter anyone from doing another ASAT that generates debris as a result?
  • How do we ensure the protection of the space environment hereon?
  • Are there any practices and protocols we can agree to implement to mitigate this sort of event from reoccurring?
  • Does this dissuade potential space investors and actors from participating in space exploration and commerce?
  • Is this ASAT a clear example of Harmful Interference?
  • How would the UN convention of liability and damage play out given this ASAT and potential satellite loss or anomalies?

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He also answered relevant questions from the audience and got the people a voice on stage.

Control room during the session

This Space Cafè “Moriba’s Vox Populi 08”, held on 09 December 2021. The Space Cafè series is SpaceWatch.Global’s innovative webinar platform featuring global space experts.

SpaceWatch.Global is a Switzerland-based digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact of the space sector. We also like to thank Hauptstadt.TV and their team for the great support in the studio!

Our complete session can be seen here:

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