The NASA Orbital Debris Program Office, administratively located at the Johnson Space Center,
is recognized world-wide for its initiative in addressing orbital debris issues.
The NASA Orbital Debris Program Office
has taken the international lead in conducting
measurements of the environment and in developing
the technical consensus for adopting mitigation
measures to protect users of the orbital environment.
Work at the Center continues with developing an
improved understanding of the orbital debris environment
and measures that can be taken to control debris growth.
Debris Research at NASA
Orbital Debris research
is divided into the following broad research efforts: