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An integrated debris environment assessment model

  title={An integrated debris environment assessment model},
  author={Akhil Rao and Francesca Letizia},
Launch behaviors are a key determinant of the orbital environment. Physical and economic forces such as fragmentations and changing launch costs, or policies like post-mission disposal (PMD) compliance requirements, will alter the relative attractiveness of different orbits and lead operators to adjust their launch behaviors. How-ever, integrating models of adaptive launch behavior with models of the debris environment remains an open challenge. We present a statistical framework for… 

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