Political and National Security Hurdles

“Threats to U. S. National Security Interests in Space: Orbital Debris Mitigation and Removal”, Steven Hildreth, Allison Arnold, Congressional Research Service, Allison Arnold, January 8, 2014

"The Eagle and the Hare: U.S.–Chinese Relations, the Wolf Amendment, and the Future of International Cooperation in Space", Hannah Kohler, 103 Georgetown Law Journal 1135-1162, 2015

“The Evolution of U.S. National Policy for Addressing the Threat of Space Debris”, Brian Weeden, 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), Guadalajara, Mexico, 26-30, IAC-16.A6.8.3, September 2016

“August 14, 2017 Letter, U. S. Office of Science and Technology Policy outlining strategy for mitigating orbital debris in response to direction from Congress contained in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017 (Public Law 115-10)”

“Crowded Space Series – Paper 1: Orbital Debris Remediation through International Engagement”, James A. Vedda, The Aerospace Corporation, Center for Space Policy and Strategy, 2017

“U. S. Space Policy, Organizational Incentives, and Orbital Debris Removal”, Brian Weeden, The Space Review, October 30, 2017

“To Clear or Eliminate? Active Debris Removal Systems as Antisatellite Weapons”, Dobos, Prazak, Space Policy 47, 217-223, 2019

“Maintaining Long-Term Sustainability of Outer Space Activities: Creation of Regulatory Framework to Guide the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization and Selected Legal Issues”, Yongliang Yan, Journal of Space Policy, 51-62, Volume 47, 2019

“Challenges to Security in Space”, Defense Intelligence Agency, January 2019

“The Forgotten First Iteration of the “Chinese Space Threat” to U. S. National Security”, Hunter, Space Policy Journal, Volume 47, 158-165, February 2019

“Global Counterspace Capabilities: An Open Source Assessment”, Editors, Brian Weeden, Victoria Samson, Secure World Foundation, April 2019

“An Analysis of the Potential Misuse of Active Debris Removal, On-Orbit Servicing, and Rendezvous & Proximity Operations Technologies”, James Alver, Andrew Garza, Christopher May, George Washington University, Completed as part of the capstone requirement for the conferral of Master of Arts, Int’l Science and Technology Policy (Space Policy), and on behalf of the capstone client, Secure World Foundation, May 6, 2019

“State of the Space Industrial Base: Threats, Challenges and Actions - A Workshop to Address Challenges and Threats to the U.S. Space Industrial Base and Space Dominance", Thomas Cooley, Colonel Eric Felt, Colonel Steven J Butow, Air Force Research Laboratory, Defense Innovation Unit, May 30, 2019