The rise of a new industry as space junk becomes big business

Published May 19, 2022


John Crassidis, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Samuel P. Capen Chair Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is quoted in Satellite Pro - Middle East on the growing problem of space debris.

“If we don’t do something within the next few decades – 50 years at most – then the Kessler Syndrome will become a reality. The youth of today will certainly need to solve the problem,” says Crassidis, who works with NASA and the US Air Force on the issue.

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