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  • Full Title:
    Space Innovation IB Docket No. 22-271 Mitigation of Orbital Debris in the New Space Age IB Docket No. 18-313
  • Document Type:
    Statement
  • Bureau(s):
    Commissioner
    Office of Chairwoman Rosenworcel
    Bureau(s):
    International
  • Description
    Adopting new rules requiring satellite operators in low-Earth orbit to dispose of their satellites within 5 years of completing their missions
  • DA/FCC #:
    FCC-22-74
Related Document(s) Report and Order - FCC Adopts New '5-Year Rule' for Deorbiting Satellites

Files

  • Document Link
    Rosenworcel Statement: docx pdf txt

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