Space Sustainability Summit Focuses on Turning Ideas into Actions


Issues such as how to manage space debris floating in Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) and securing cooperation among multiple government entities are at the forefront of the discussion around space sustainability. While this issue has gotten more attention in the space industry in recent years, the bigger challenge ahead is turning ideas into meaningful actions.

The Secure World Foundation’s fifth Summit for Space Sustainability on June 13 and 14 in New York City brought together hundreds of attendees in academia, science, technology, law, and international relations to engage in discussions around progress, opportunities, and challenges involving outer space safety and security.

“The space arena as you all know is evolving at a breathtaking pace,” noted Dr. Peter Martinez, executive director of the Secure World Foundation. “The traditional areas of launch satellite communications and Earth observation are all experiencing significant and rapid change led by the commercial sector. Existing business models are evolving, and new ones are emerging, and this is attracting the interest of non-space industries and new kinds of investors.  Read More 

ESG, SDG, CER, GRI, FSC, LCA, WELL Sustainability 

Rachel Jewett