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Commercial Spaceflight Federation Statement on Russian Anti-Satellite Test

Press Release From: Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Posted: Friday, November 19, 2021

The Commercial Spaceflight Federation (CSF) strongly condemns the deliberate destruction of satellites endangering humans in orbit and other spaceflight activities, which underpin our economy. Commercial operators make every effort to avoid creating space debris, recognizing the importance of environmental stewardship for all users.  CSF and its members are dedicated to creating a sustainable and safe space environment that enables continued human presence in low-Earth orbit and responsible satellite constellations to improve life on Earth.  CSF is committed to working with the US government to address space sustainability to eliminate the irresponsible and purposeful creation of space debris.
 
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About the Commercial Spaceflight Federation
The Commercial Spaceflight Federation is the leading voice for the commercial spaceflight industry. Founded in 2006, CSF and its 90+ members are laying the foundation for a sustainable space economy and democratizing access to space for scientists, students, civilians, and businesses. CSF members are responsible for the creation of thousands of high-tech jobs driven by billions of dollars in investment. Through the promotion of technology innovation, CSF is guiding the expansion of Earth’s economic sphere, bolstering U.S. leadership in aerospace, and inspiring America’s next generation of engineers and explorers.

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