Remediation Object Selection

“Active Debris Removal”, ESA/Safety & Security/Space Debris

“Risks in Space from Orbiting Debris”, J.-C. Liou, et al., Science Magazine, Vol. 311, pp. 340-341, 2006

“Space Debris: Models and Risk Analysis”, Klinkrad (Springer), 2006

“Pay Me Now or Pay Me More Later: Start the Development of Active Orbital Debris Removal Now”, Darren McKnight, Proceedings of the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, held in Wailea, Maui, Hawaii, September 14-17, 2010

“An Active Debris Removal Parametric Study for LEO Environmental Remediation”, Liou, Advances in Space Research 47, 1865-1876, 2011

"Ranking and Characterization of Heavy Debris for Active Removal", J. Utzmann, et al., 2012

“We’ve Already Passed the Tipping Point for Orbital Debris”, Darren McKnight, Donald Kessler, IEEE Spectrum, September 26, 2012

“Deriving a Priority List Based on the Environmental Criticality”, Kebschull, et al., 2014

“Influence of Orbital Debris on Space Architecture Efficacy”, Darren McKnight, 31st Space Symposium, April 13-14, 2015

“The Criticality of Spacecraft Index”, A. Rossi, G. B. Valsecchi, E. M. Alessi, Advances in Space Research 56, 449-460, 2015

“Characterization of Abandoned Rocket Body Families for Active Removal”, Pardini, et al., 2015

“High Collision Probability Conjunctions and Space Debris Remediation”, Lidtke, 2016

“Life Cycle Assessment Indicator for Space Debris”, C. Colombo, F. Letizia, M. Trisolini, H. G. Lewis, A. Chanoine, P-A. Duvernois, J. Austin, S. Lemmens, ESA Conference Paper, 2017

“Extending the ECOB Space Debris Index with Fragmentation Risk Estimation”, F. Letizia, C. Colombo, H. G. Lewis, and H. Krag, 2017

“An Index for Ranking Active Debris Removal Targets in LEO”, L. Anselmo, C. Pardini, Proc. 7th European Conference on Space Debris, Darmstadt, Germany, published by the ESA Space Debris Office, April 18-21, 2017

“Development of a Debris Index”, F. Letizia, C. Colombo, H. G. Lewis, H. Krag, European Space Agency, Stardust Conference on Asteroids and Space Debris, May 2017

“Preliminary Analysis of Two Years of the Massive Collision Monitoring Activity”, McKnight, et al., 2017

“The Cost of Not Doing Debris Remediation”, McKnight, et al., 2017

“Evaluating the Environmental Criticality of Massive Objects in LEO for Debris Mitigation and Remediation”, Pardini, et al., 2017

“Proposed Series of Orbital Debris Remediation Activities”, McKnight, et al., 2017

“Orbital Debris and Breaking Cognitive Biases”, Darren McKnight, JAXA publication, December 2018

“Orbital Debris: Are We Asking the Right Questions?”, Darren McKnight, National Academies ASEB & SSB Joint Session, May 2018

“Assessing Potential for Cross-Contaminating Breakup Events from LEO to MEO/GEO”, Darren McKnight, Seth Speaks, John Macdonald, Kayla Ebright, IAC-18-A6.2.9x41942, 69th Annual Astronautical Congress (IAC), Bremen, Germany, October 1-5, 2018

“Innovative Approach for Effective and Safe Space Debris Removal”, Peters, 2019

“Examining Short-term Space Safety Effects from LEO Constellations and Clusters”, A. Rossi, A. Petit, and D. McKnight, 2019

“Intact Derelict Deposition Study”, Darren McKnight, Rohit Arora, Rachel Witner, 2019

“Collision Risk Assessment for Derelict Objects in Low-Earth Orbit”, Michael J. Nichols and Darren McKnight, 2019

“Impact on Collision Probability by Post Mission Disposal and Active Debris Removal”, Satomi Kawamoto, Nobuaki Nagaoka, Tsuyoshi Sato and Toshiya Hanada, 2019

“Identifying the 50 Statistically-Most-Concerning Derelict Objects in LEO”, D. McKnight, R. Witner, F. Letizia, S. Lemmens, L. Anselmo, C. Pardini, A. Rossi, C. Kunstader, S. Kawamoto, V. Aslanov, J.-C. D. Perez, V. Ruch, H. Lewis, M. Nicolls, L. Jing, S. Dan, W. Dongfang, A. Baranov, D. Grishko, 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC) – The CyberSpace Edition, Dubai, UAE, October 2020 (IAC-20-A6.2 x55502)

“A Comprehensive Ranking Framework for Active Debris Removal Mission Candidates”, G. Borelli, M. Trisolini, M. Massari, C. Colombo, 8th European Conference on Space Debris, April 2021

“Identifying the Statistically-Most-Concerning Conjunctions in LEO”, M. Stevenson, D. McKnight, H. Lewis, C. Kunstadter, R. Bhatia, advance copy received from co-author McKnight, for presentation at AMOS Conference, September 15, 2021